List of Public Holiday in Botswana

List of Public Holiday in Botswana

What is Public Holiday?

A public holiday, national holiday, or legal holiday is a holiday generally established by law and is usually a non-working day during the year.

List of Public Holiday in Botswana

Sir Seretse Khama Day

Botswana Day Holiday

Independence Day (of Botswana)

Ascension Day

Easter Monday

Good Friday

Frequently Asked Questions

How many public holidays does Botswana have?

Botswana currently celebrates 10 official holidays throughout the year.

Do I need visa for Botswana?

U.S. citizens are permitted stays up to 90 days total within a 12-month period without a visa. The total stay permitted for each visit is recorded on the entry stamp by Botswana immigration officials and may be less than 90 days.

Is there a lot of crime in Botswana?

Individuals or small groups usually commit homicide, whereas killing in armed conflict is usually committed by fairly cohesive groups of up to several hundred members and is thus usually excluded.

What problems is Botswana facing?

Botswana continues to face structural challenges, slow growth, and shock from the COVID-19 pandemic. The recent Botswana Multi-Topic Survey: Labour Force Module Report indicates the unemployment rate rose to 26% in 2021, with youth unemployment posing a critical challenge.

Do Ghanaians need visa to Botswana?

Botswana Visa Information. The basic rule when comes to visa’s to Botswana is that visitors from Commonwealth countries do NOT require a visa before travelling to Botswana. However, citizens of Ghana, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka DO require a visa to Botswana.

What is the best currency to take to Botswana?

The national currency of Botswana is the Pula – a regionally strong currency – but the US dollar is widely accepted at lodges and hotels throughout the country. Major hotels have foreign exchange desks and most shops, lodges and travel agencies will accept traveller’s cheques.

Can foreigners live in Botswana?

Expats planning to work in Botswana, or live in the country for more than 3 months will need a Residence Permit. To apply for a Residence Permit, you’ll need to show that you can financially support yourself while living in Botswana.

Is Botswana good to live and work?

Most expats in Botswana earn decent salaries with good employment packages, and can therefore live relatively luxuriously. Botswana consistently ranks as having a low cost of living, but expats are advised to factor in potential healthcare costs and, for families with children, school fees.

What is Botswana known for?

Botswana is well known for having some of the best wilderness and wildlife areas on the African continent. 38% of its total land area are devoted to national parks, reserves and wildlife management areas.

Is Botswana the most stable country in Africa?

The average for 2021 based on 53 countries was -0.69 points. The highest value was in Botswana: 0.98 points and the lowest value was in Somalia: -2.68 points. The indicator is available from 1996 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.