Embassy of Nigeria in Gaborone


The Nigerian Embassy in Botswana is a bilateral mission in Gaborone and promotes Nigerian interests in Botswana. The embassy of Nigeria also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Botswana. The Nigerian Embassy in Gaborone is headed by Umar Zainab Salisu - High Commissioner of Nigeria to Botswana.


Nigerian High Commission in Gaborone, Botswana - Plot 1086/92 - Queens Road - The Mall - P.O. Box 274 - Gaborone - Botswana


(+267) 391 3561


(+267) 391 51965






Umar Zainab Salisu - High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 08.30-16.30

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Botswana require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Nigerian embassy in Gaborone you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Nigeria

For all Nigerian visa related matters contact the embassy in Gaborone before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (nigerianhcgaborone.gov.ng) or contact the visa department by telephone (+267) 391 3561 or email Nigeria.gaborone@foreignaffairs.gov.ng

Consulates of Nigeria in Botswana

Next to the embassy in Gaborone there could be additional Nigerian consulates located in Botswana.

Please check below for the locations of the Nigerian consulates in Botswana.

Nigerian Consulates in Botswana

Next to the embassy in Gaborone, Nigeria has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Nigeria does not have any consulates located in Botswana ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Nigerian Embassy in Gaborone offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Botswana to Nigeria as wel as for Nigerian citizens in Botswana. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Nigerian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.