Embassy of Japan in Botswana
Embassy of Japan in Botswana maintains and develops relations between Japan and Botswana, promotes Japan's economic and commercial interests and assists Japanese business, workers and investors. We work with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat to contribute to the development of the whole region. We provide services to Japanese nationals living in and visiting Botswana.

Contact Information

Embassy of Japan in Botswana
4th floor Barclays House, Plot 8842, Khama Crescent
Private Bag 00222
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267-391-4456
FAX: +267-391-4468
Email for general inquiries: information@gr.mofa.go.jp

Opening Hours

Administration, Cultural and Information Center
Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 16:45, excluding holidays

Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 12:00, excluding holidays

Japanese Citizen Services
Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:30, excluding holidays

For all services, please make an appointment by telephone beforehand.


Our office is closed on the following days:

Wed 1st January New Year's Day*
Thu 2nd January Public Holiday*
Fri 3rd January New Year Holiday
Tue 11th February National Foundation Day
Fri 20th March Vernal Equinox Day
Fri 10th April Good Friday*
Mon 13th April Easter Monday*
Fri 1st May Labour Day*
Thu 21st May Ascension Day*
Wed 1st July Sir Seretse Khama Day*
Mon 20th July President's Day*
Tue 21st July Public Holiday*
Mon 10th August Mountain Day
Wed 30th September Botswana Day*
Thu 1st October Public Holiday*
Tue 3rd November Culture Day
Mon 23rd November Labour Thanksgiving Day
Fri 25th December Christmas Day*
Tue 29th December End of Year Holiday
Wed 30th December End of Year Holiday
Thu 31st December End of Year Holiday
 *: public holidays of Botswana

How to find us

The Embassy reception is located on the 4th floor.
There are two entrances into the building. If you go through the entrance with the bank ATM on your left hand, please use the single elevator located on the far side of the entrance hall. Do not use the two elevators near the ATM. If you don't see the ATM outside the entrance, you are on the right side.
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