E-Passport Application

E-Passport Requirements for 16years and Above
  • Valid Omang
  • Passport application to be completed at the embassy (note that the applicant should have their parents' identity details such as Omang number, date of birth, place of birth, and residential address)
  • 2 full-colored passport photos
  • US $40 in cash
  • Note: Applicants are allowed to apply for both passport and Omang; For lost or expired
  • Omang, passport application will be processed upon receipt of the renewed Omang
E-Passport Requirements for Minors (below age 16)
  • Passport application must completed in person at the embassy by a parent/guardian on behalf of the minor, who should also be present (note that applicant should be able to provide identity details for both parents' such as Omang number, date of birth, and current residence address)
  • Birth certificate of the minor
  • Parent’s valid Omang
  • Proof of citizenship if parent/s were once foreign nationals (naturalization/registration certificate)
  • 2 full-color passport photos
  • Previously held passport
  • US$12 in cash

For children with dual citizenship, the passport validity is restricted to when the child turns 21 years of age (for renunciation purposes).

Requirements for Lost E-Passport
  • Valid Omang
  • Police report
  • Passport application available at the embassy (note that the applicant should have their parents' identity details such as Omang number, date of birth, and current residence address)
  • 2 full-color passport photos
  • US $144 in cash
Requirements for Emergency Travel Document (ETD) Application for 16yrs and above
  • Please email lmosimanegape@botswanaembassy.org to request for the application form.
  • Cover letter (explaining the need for ETD)
  • Application form (Fingerprints should be captured on the application form)
  • US$5 money order
  • 2 full-color passport photos
  • Certified copy of ID (Omang/Passport)
  • If passport is lost, Police report is required
  • Travel schedule/ copy of itenerary
  • Proof of citizenship if parent/s were once foreign nationals (naturalization/registration certificate
  • Requirements for Emergency Travel Document (ETD) Application for minor
  • Please email lmosimanegape@botswanaembassy.org to request the application form.
  • Cover letter (explaining the need for ETD)
  • Application form
  • US$5 money order
  • 2 full-color passport photos
  • Copy of Birth certificate
  • Parent’s valid Omang attached
  • Proof of citizenship if parent/s were once foreign nationals (naturalization/registration certificate
  • Travel schedule/ copy of itenerary
  • Include a prepaid, self-addressed envelope/shipping label.
  • Mail to:.
  • Embassy of the Republic of Botswana
    1531-33 New Hampshire Ave., NW
    Washington, DC 20036

Please allow for at least a 1-week turn-around time.