A new Ambassador/High Commissioner will be met on his arrival in Gaborone by a representative of the Protocol department, provided that travel arrangements including the date and hour of arrival and port of entry have been notified to the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation in advance.
If the Ambassador/High Commissioner is traveling by road, the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation will facilitate his/her entry into the Republic of Botswana by informing the frontier authorities of his/her arrival, provided the date and hour of his/her passage through the border have been notified to the Ministry well in advance.
For the Non-resident Ambassador/High Commissioners, the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation shall provide transport at the time when the Ambassador/High Commissioner arrives to present credentials and during the farewell call on the Head of State. No transport is provided during routine visits.
Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation
Private Bag 00368
Tel. (+267) 3600700
Fax. (+267) 3973067
Email. miacprotocol [at] gov.bw (miacprotocol[at]gov[dot]bw)
Tel. (+267) 3600744
Fax. (+267) 3974516
Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45 and 13:45 to 16:30 Monday to Friday, except weekends and public holidays.