Embassy of Japan in Gaborone


The Japanese Embassy in Botswana is a bilateral mission in Gaborone and promotes Japanese interests in Botswana. The embassy of Japan also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Botswana. The Japanese Embassy in Gaborone is headed by Hiroyasu Kobayashi - Ambassador of Japan to Botswana.


Japanese Embassy in Gaborone, Botswana 4th floor, Barclays House Plot 8842, Khama Crescent Private Bag 00222 Gaborone Botswana


(+267) 391 - 4456


(+267) 391 - 4468





Hiroyasu Kobayashi - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Botswana require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Japanese 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 Japan

For all Japanese visa related matters contact the embassy in Gaborone before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.botswana.emb-japan.go.jp ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+267) 391 - 4456 or email

Consulates of Japan in Botswana

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

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

Japanese Consulates in Botswana

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