Covid Entry Check: Botswana Travel Restrictions

This Botswana dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

  • Partially Open
  • Up to - Days
Last reviewed on 05 Jul 2022, 05:41AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
-65.8% (last 7 days)
Local Restrictions & Policies
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  • Workplace
  • Public events
  • Gatherings
  • Movement
  • Testing
  • Contact tracing
  • Facial Coverings
  • Vaccination

Can you enter?

Travel is not restricted by traveller type (e.g., PR, Citizen, Resident).

What to expect in Botswana?

💉 Vaccine exemptions

Vaccinated travellers are exempt from all Covid-19 test(s) requirement(s).

These exemptions only apply to:
Travellers that have completed a full course of an approved vaccine, including a booster dose (if booster dose is due).

📝 Forms

There are no pre-arrival forms/permissions at this time.

🌡️ Testing requirements

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a Covid-19 test from an accepted establishment taken prior to your departure from the first embarkation point.
On Arrival you may be required to complete a test for Covid-19 and/or some form of medical screening, the cost borne by the traveller

Authorities announced that unvaccinated travellers are now allowed to enter the country if presenting a negative PCR test result for COVID19 taken within 72 hours before arrival and take a second test upon arrival. Vaccinated travellers with two-doses vaccines without a booster are also now allowed entry and are exempt from testing requirements.

😷 Quarantine requirements

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to - days. Quarantine served at a home or at a dedicated facility (cost borne to traveller)

Unvaccinated travellers without a negative pre-arrival test must undergo quarantine.

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We update our information every 24hrs from travel advisories and government websites. Due to the ever-changing nature of the Covid-19 situation, please remember to check the links provided and your local airlines before you travel. We use Google Translate for quick and timely translations, please excuse any errors. Thank you.