A transfer of consular competences from the French Embassy in Botswana to the French Consulate general in Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa) has come into effect. The Consulate General of France in Johannesburg is the sole competent authority to process visa applications submitted by residents in Botswana.
Starting June 1. 2016 the French Embassy in Gaborone will no longer be entitled to issue visas.
All people residing legally in Botswana and who need a visa to travel to France will have to apply with the Consulate (...)