Botswana Exempts UAE Citizens from Pre-entry Visa Requirement

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC) has announced that the UAE's citizens could travel to the Republic of Botswana without the need for prior entry visa requirement, and can stay for a period not exceeding (90) days.

Ahmed Saeed Elham Al Dhahiri, Assistant Under-Secretary for Consular Affairs at the ministry, said the ministry received an official memo from the government of Botswana stating that the latter signed a decision to exempt citizens of the UAE who hold special, mission and regular passports to enter the territory of Botswana without prior entry visa requirement.

The foreign ministry official stressed, "This decision shows the depth of relations between the UAE and Botswana in the light of the development of bilateral co-operation, on the one hand, and the UAE's international status on the other hand."

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation