Working in Botswana

Botswana’s economy has been growing significantly over the past decade, driven by the growth of its exporting industries. Mineral rich, diamonds account for 62% of the country’s exports. As a member of SACU, Botswana’s trade with other Southern Africa nations continues to bloom.

Working in Botswana

With a stable democracy and high levels of development, Botswana is an ideal location for those seeking opportunities in Southern Africa. The country enjoys many thriving industries, in mining, tourism and financial services amongst others. There are strong education and healthcare provisions, but it is advised to get good medical insurance to ensure a high standard of cover. The country is one of the safest in Africa, with low crime rates and good transport links.

Botswana - Need To Know




Botswana Pula (BWP)

Dialling Code


Official Languages

English, Tswana

Capital City Airport

Sir Seretse Khama International Airport


Botswana (UTC +02:00)

How Do I Work In Botswana?

Work Authorisation and VISA requirements
You will need a VISA to work in Botswana. It is recommended to obtain employment there before applying, as your new employer can often sponsor your application. You can find out more information by visiting your local embassy website. More information is available using the button below.
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