Immigration authorities in Botswana have implemented stricter work permit documentary requirements, effective immediately.
Long-Term and Short-Term Work Permit Requirements
The new rules that apply to long-term and short-term work permits are as follows:
Supporting documents must be certified in the country of origin by a notary public or commissioner of oath. If the applicant is in Botswana, the applicant can apply for certification at the embassy of the country of origin;
Copies of applicable licenses (for trading, mining, etc.) must be attached to each application;
Where a contract exists between a resident company or