Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana

Event:  Evacuation Flight Registration Closed – No Flights Available Until Further Notice

The U.S. Department of State has arranged a flight from Gaborone (Sir Seretse Khama Airport) to Washington, DC (IAD) on Friday, April 10, 2020.  The registration for the flight has closed and there are no later flights scheduled at this time.

U.S. citizens who did not respond or choose to take this flight but who remain interested in returning home should contact the U.S. Embassy in Gaborone at the following link and fill out the form carefully, then submit:

Botswana Repatriation Request Form

If you are travelling with others, you must complete the form for each person in your group. Entering your data into this form will add you to a list to get separate emails with flight information and logistics.  If you have already completed this form, please do not complete it again.  If you have previously completed the form and no longer wish to depart Botswana, please contact us at so we can remove you from the list.

Repatriation requests are disabled at this time, but will be re-opened on Friday April 17 through the link posted above, which can also be found at

In the meantime, please do not forget to register in STEP for the latest alerts and information from the U.S. Embassy in Gaborone at

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