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U.S. Citizen Services

Welcome to U.S. Citizen Services

The Consular Section of the United States Embassy in Gaborone provides routine services and emergency assistance to U.S. Citizens visiting or residing in Botswana.

Between 24 March and 28 April 2014 the U.S. Embassy Gaborone Consular Section will be reduced to limited routine services for U.S. Citizens.  If you require routine services during this time-frame, we will require you to schedule an appointment using our ConsularGaborone@State.Gov email address.  Routine services for U.S. Citizens include:

  • Accepting applications for passports and additional passport pages
  • Recording the birth of U.S. citizens
  • Notarizing documents
  • Voting Assistance
  • Marriage & Divorce papers
  • Adoption Assistance
  • U.S. Citizenship for Minors and Adults
  • Assistance with Federal Benefits

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Consular Affairs Section Contact Information

Physical Address
Embassy Drive, Government Enclave, Gaborone, Botswana

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 90 Gaborone, Botswana

Consular Information Line:
(+267) 373-2201

U.S. Citizen Services:
(+267) 373-2322

**After Hours Emergency** - (U.S. Citizens Only)
(+267) 395-7111 or 395-3982

Consular FAX Line:
(+267) 318-0232

Email Address: ConsularGaborone@State.Gov



Consular Affairs Section Office Hours

Routine U.S. Citizen Service Hours:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday &Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Appointments:

Tuesday & Thursday 08:00 - 11:00 AM
(Must be scheduled on-line: CLICK HERE)

Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Call-Back Applicants:

Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM



While we do not require appointments for routine U.S. Citizen Services, we encourage you to schedule one; particularly if you will be traveling long distances to the Embassy.  If you are U.S. Citizen and wish to schedule an appointment for routine services, please contact the Consular Section by telephone at (+267) 373-2322 or by email at ConsularGaborone@State.Gov.