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The High Commission of India in Gaborone provides ATTESTATION and other CONSULAR Services.

For submission/collection of documents, Applicants need to visit the Consular Section Counter at the High Commission premises between 9.00 am and 12.00 noon on High Commission's working days and fill in the Miscellaneous Services Application Form (available at the end of this page and at the Consular Section counter )

Please note that:

For availing Miscellaneous Services at HCI Gaborone, applicants need to submit filled-in Miscellaneous Services Application Form, bring original passport with copy of passport and resident/work permit, along with the documents to be attested.

The documents being submitted for attestation are checked for any objectionable contents and the High Commission reserves the right not to accept such documents.

In case of Educational documents/Marriage Certificate/Birth Certificate/other documents issued in India, these documents need to be first authenticated by the concerned department(s) of the State Government/Union Territory. After this State/UT Government's attestation, the documents need to be attested by the CPV Division of the Ministry of External Affairs of Government of India, located at Patiala House in New Delhi.

After the above-mentioned attestations by two authorities, the High Commission of India is empowered to attest the Educational documents. For more details, please read information at https://mea.gov.in/apostille.htm

In the case of Police Clearance Certificate application (https://portal6.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html), a copy of Botswana Police Report is also to be submitted together with the other documents required for the purpose.

For renunciation of Indian citizenship applicants are required to apply online at  https://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in.

The following documents should be submitted at the High Commission for issue of requisite certificate along with fee of BWP 1225:

  •  Print outs of the online submitted applications
  •  Indian Passport in original (and a copy).
  •  Botswana Naturalization Certificate·        
  • Copy of Botswana passport·        
  • Photograph"

Re-issuance of International Driving Permit (IDP)

The holder of International Driving Permit (IDP) issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (Government of India) can apply for the re-issuance of IDP against his/her expired IDP, at the High Commission of India, Gaborone.

In order to do this, the applicant needs to visit the High Commission with his/her Passport along with the presently-held IDP and submit a Miscellaneous Services Application Form. The High Commission will charge a fee of Pula 150/- (Pula One Hundred Fifty) and issue a Certificate confirming the identity of the applicant, and that the applicant is holding the expired IDP as well as a valid Domestic Driving License issued by the Government of India.

Ths Certificate is needed by the appicant while applying for the fresh IDP at the web-portal www.parivahan.gov.in wherein he/she will be required to upload the requisite documents including this Certificate and the receipt issued by the High Commission. Requisite fee for obtaining IDP through the website www.parivahan.gov.in will need to be paid by the applicant online.

On receipt of application through the parivahan.gov.in website and verification of the documents, the authorities shall issue the IDP and courier it direct to the applicant at the given address.


(only cash accepted at present)

Please Pay

Pula 145/- for Attestation/Issuance of

  • Passport copy

  • Driving License copy

  • Civil document

  • Power of Attorney (General)

  • Certificate for re-issuance of International Driving Permit

Pula 260/- for Attestation/Issuance of

  • Power of Attorney (Property)

  • Registration of Birth of new-born and issue of Certificate

  • Attestation of trade/commercial document pertaining to export from India to a foreign country

Pula 315/- for Issuance of

  • Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)

  • Certificate of Birth

  • Certificate of Marriage

  • Any other Miscellaneous Certificate(s) based on the Passport

Pula 605/- for

  • Solemnizing of a Marriage by Consular Officer and issue of Certificate

  • Attestation of trade/commercial document pertaining to export from foreign country to India etc.

Pula 1225/- for Issuance of

  • Certificate of Renunciation of Indian Citizenship

Useful Information Points:

High Commission accepts all fees in Pula only.

Fees once paid are non-refundable.

HCI Contact Number: + 267 – 391 2240

HCI List of Holidays: http://www.hcigaborone.gov.in/page/list-of-holidays/

Miscellaneous Services Form can be downloaded here (Miscellaneous Form) or it can be obtained at the Counter at HCI Gaborone.