News & Events

PEPFAR and BONEPWA+ Launch the Treat All Champions Campaign

In November 1993, Mr. David Ngele became the first Motswana to openly disclose he was living with HIV. Over the past 25 years, a few more have followed him in making public disclosures, though they represent a very small percentage of the current estimated number of 360,000 Batswana living with HIV. Those who have taken ...
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Holiday Security Reminder

The U.S. Embassy would like to remind U.S. citizens of the following security risks and practices throughout the holiday/festive season and beyond. While this information is specific to Gaborone, the same practices and vigilance are worth keeping in mind in other areas of the country as well. Criminal incidents tend to increase during the pre-holiday ...
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Personal Security Reminder

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent. U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Personal Security Reminder

Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Personal Security Reminder December 7, 2017 The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent. U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana reminds U.S. citizens of the ...
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Reduced Consular Section Hours

November 20, 2017 – April 13, 2018 Visa Interviews and Routine U.S. Citizen Service appointments (passports, notarials, Reports of Birth Abroad) must be scheduled for the following weeks only from December 2017 – March 2018: December 11-15, 2017 January 22-26, 2018 February 12-16, 2018 March 12-16, 2018 Appointments can only be booked through our website: ...
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