Do Not Travel to Botswana due to COVID-19


Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Botswana due to COVID-19.  CDC compliant testing for COVID-19 is either not available or results are not always available within 3 calendar days of testing. Travelers should expect delays returning to the U.S.

Botswana has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Masks are required in all public spaces. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Botswana.

Read the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Botswana:

Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.