Botswana Travel Information

Botswana Travel information

International Dialing Code:

+267 followed by area code and phone number

Money and Duty-Free:

  • Banking Hours:
    • Most banks are open Monday to Friday, 8/9 am – 4:15 / 5:15 pm and Saturdays 8/9 am – 10:45 am / 12 pm.
    • Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) are available in most areas.
  • Currency: Pula (symbol P)
  • Further information

Time Zone:


Title: Special Precautions:
Tetanus: Yes
Typhoid: Yes
Hepatitis A: Yes
Yellow Fever: No*
Diphtheria: Sometimes
Rabies: Sometimes
Malaria: Yes

*A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from all travellers over one year of age travelling from infected areas.

Click here for further health information on Botswana.


VISA and Passport Requirements:

Passport Required: Return Ticket Required: Visa Required:
Other EU: Yes Yes No
USA: Yes Yes No
Canadian: Yes Yes No
Australia: Yes Yes No
British: Yes Yes No

Click here for further information on visa and passport requirements for Botswana.



Click here for current and forecasted Botswana weather.

Additional information