Currently Denmark does not have an Embassy in Botswana. Denmark's Ambassador to Botswana is Trine Rask Thygesen, Pretoria, South Africa. Please use the contact information below for further assistance from the Danish Consulate in Gaborone or contact the Embassy of Denmark in South Africa which also covers Botswana.
Denmark does not publish travel advice for Botswana. Instead we kindly refer you to use other EU countries' travel advice information, which can be found at: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/andre-landes-rejsevejledninger/
Danish Citizen Service - Acute Assistance
Danes who acutely needs assistance in Botswana can contact the 24/7 emergency centre at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Copenhagen. Call +45 3392 1112 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Danish Citizen Service - Passports
The Consulate in Gaborone is authorised to issue provisional passports, extensions and passports to children under 12. See contact information, below.
All other passport requests are handled by the Embassy in Pretoria. The application guide and the required forms can be found on the Embassy's website, here: http://sydafrika.um.dk/en/travel-and-residence/renewal-of-danish-papers/passport/
All Danes who travel to or reside in Botswana are urged to register themselves on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' danes list. The list will be utilised in case of emergencies or crisis situations. Please use the link in the right side panel to register.
Visa to Denmark
Nationals from Botswana and other nationals who reside in Botswana and need a visa for Denmark, can from the 1st August 2014 obtain the visa from the German Embassy in Gaborone.
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
P O Box 315
Professional House, Broadhurst Mall,
Gaborone / Botswana
Tel: (+267) – 395 3143 / 370 4900
Fax: (+267) – 395 3038 / (0049) 30 1817 67197
Opening hours for the public:
Monday - Friday
9.00 - 12.00 ( or on appointment)
Kindly note that the representation agreement is exclusively for visa applications, and applications for residence permits will still need to be handed in though the Danish Embassy in Pretoria.
Danish Consulates in Botswana
Consulate of Denmark, Gaborone, Botswana
Consul: Leif Bekker
c/o Rohlig Botswana (Pty) Ltd.
P.O. Box 1973
Tel: + 267 395 3505
Tel: + 267 316 1333 (direct)
Tel: + 267 317 0186 (private)
Mob: + 267 7130 3022
Fax: + 267 395 3473
For export assistance in Botswana please contact the Embassy of Denmark in Pretoria. See contact information for the Embassy in the left side panel.