IMMIGRATION: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Immigration (Consultants) Regulations

Immigration (Exemption) Order

Immigration (Hours of Operation) Regulations

Immigration (Identification of Immigrants) Regulations

Immigration (Points of Entry) Order

Immigration (Transfer of Minister's Powers) Order

Immigration (Visa) Regulations

Immigration Regulations

IMMIGRATION (POINTS OF ENTRY) ORDER

 

(section 4)

 

(1st September, 1978)

 

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

 

PARAGRAPH

 

 

 

   1.   Citation

 

   2.   Specified points of entry

 

 

 

      Schedule

S.I. 95, 1978,
S.I. 106, 1978,
S.I. 136, 1978,
S.I. 147, 1984,
S.I. 45, 1985,
S.I. 19, 1994,
S.I. 68, 1996,
S.I. 94, 1997,
S.I. 10, 1998,
S.I. 62, 2000,
S.I. 57, 2001,
S.I. 1, 2002,
S.I. 107, 2015,
S.I. 32, 2016.

 

1.   Citation

   This Order may be cited as the Immigration (Points of Entry) Order.

 

2.   Specified points of entry

   The border posts, rail entry points and airports set out in the Schedule are hereby specified as points of entry into Botswana for the purposes of the Act.

SCHEDULE

 

(para 2)

 

BORDER POSTS 

Bray 

Dobe, Ngamiland 

Kasane Regional Immigration Office 

Kazungula 

Kwando 

Limpopo Valley Aerodrome 

">Mabolwe 

Maintengwe 

Mamono 

Martin's Drift 

Matsiloje 

">McCarthy's Rust 

Parr's Halt 

Phitshane Molopo 

Pioneer Gate 

Platjaan 

Pont Drift 

Ramatlabama 

Ramokgwebane 

Ramotswa 

Saambou 

Sikwane 

Tlokweng Gate 

Tshidilamolomo 

Two Rivers 

Werda 

Zanzibar

 

RAIL ENTRY POINTS 

Ramatlabama 

Vakaranga

 

AIRPORTS 

Francistown 

Ghanzi 

Kasane 

Jwaneng 

Lobatse 

Mahalapye 

Maun 

Orapa 

Palapye 

Selebi-Phikwe 

Seretse Khama Airport 

Serondela Airstrip 

Shakawe 

Tuli Lodge

IMMIGRATION (TRANSFER OF MINISTER'S POWERS) ORDER

 

(section 3 of Cap. 02:11)

 

(2nd September, 1983)

 

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

 

   PARAGRAPH

 

 

 

   1.   Citation

 

   2.   Delegation of powers to Permanent Secretary

 

 

S.I. 109, 1983.

 

1.   Citation

   This Order may be cited as the Immigration (Transfer of Minister's Powers) Order.

 

2.   Delegation of powers to Permanent Secretary

   The power conferred on the Minister of Labour and Home Affairs to issue or renew residence permits under section 21 of the Immigration Act is hereby transferred to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs, to exercise it only in so far as the issue or renewal of a residence permit concerns a refugee recognised under the Refugees (Recognition and Control) Act.

IMMIGRATION (EXEMPTION) ORDER

 

(sections 4 and 23)

 

(7th March, 1975)

 

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

 

PARAGRAPH

 

 

 

   1.   Citation

 

   2.   Persons exempt from presenting themselves to an immigration officer

 

   3.   Persons exempt from obtaining a residence or work permit

 

 

 

      First Schedule

 

      Second Schedule

 

 

S.I. 29, 1975,
S.I. 101, 1975,
S.I. 82, 1976,
S.I. 144, 1976,
S.I. 59, 1977,
S.I. 90, 1978,
S.I. 102, 1978,
S.I. 107, 1978,
S.I. 4, 1979,
S.I. 21, 1980,
S.I. 44, 1981,
S.I. 65, 1982,
S.I. 96, 1985,
S.I. 71, 1991,
S.I. 128, 1991,
S.I. 39, 1992,
S.I. 11, 1993,
S.I. 32, 1995,
S.I. 82, 1997,
S.I. 97, 1997,
S.I. 6, 2004,
S.I. 13, 2004,
S.I. 20, 2004,
S.I. 82, 2004,
S.I. 2, 2005,
S.I. 15, 2005,
S.I. 6, 2006,
S.I. 40, 2006,
S.I. 63, 2006,
S.I. 30, 2007,
S.I. 44, 2007,
S.I. 5, 2008,
S.I. 14, 2008,
S.I. 7, 2009,
S.I. 37, 2009,
S.I. 60, 2009,
S.I. 68, 2009,
S.I. 82, 2009,
S.I. 60, 2010,
S.I. 31, 2012,
S.I. 5, 2013,
S.I. 34, 2013,
S.I. 114, 2013,
S.I. 11, 2014,
S.I. 104, 2014,
S.I. 147, 2014.

 

1.   Citation

   This Order may be cited as the Immigration (Exemption) Order.

 

2.   Persons exempt from presenting themselves to an immigration officer

   Members of the classes of persons named in the First Schedule are exempted from complying with the provisions of section 4 of the Act, provided they are in possession of valid passports or certificates of identity.

 

3.   Persons exempt from obtaining a residence or work permit

   Members of the classes of persons named in the Second Schedule are exempted from obtaining a permit in order to reside or work in Botswana, provided they are in possession of valid passports or certificates of identification.

FIRST SCHEDULE

 

(para 2)

 

   1. ...

 

   2. ...

 

   3. Crew members of airlines entering Botswana.

SECOND SCHEDULE

 

(para 3)

 

   1. Officers in the public service.

 

   2. Teachers employed by the Unified Teaching Service.

 

   3. ...

 

   4. Members of the United States of America Peace Corps.

 

   5. ...

 

   6. ...

 

   7. Persons recruited for service in Botswana by-

 

   (a)   United Nations Development Programme;

 

   (b)   Branch Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for Southern Africa;

 

   (c)   United Nations Office of Technical Co-operation;

 

   (d)   United Nations Industrial Development Organization;

 

   (e)   Food and Agriculture Organization;

 

   (f)   International Labour Organization;

 

   (g)   United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization;

 

   (h)   World Meteorological Organization;

 

   (i)   World Health Organization;

 

   (j)   International Civil Aviation Organization;

 

   (k)   International Telecommunications Union;

 

   (l)   International Atomic Energy Agency;

 

   (m)   Universal Postal Union;

 

   (n)   International Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization;

 

   (o)   International Bank for Reconstruction and Development;

 

   (p)   International Monetary Fund;

 

   (q)   International Development Association;

 

   (r)   United Nations Association;

 

   (s)   Canadian University Service Overseas.

 

   8.-9. ...

 

   10. Persons recruited for service in Botswana by-

 

   (a)   Canadian International Development Agency;

 

   (b)   Agency for International Development;

 

   (c)-(f) ...

 

   (g)   Swedish International Development Agency;

 

   (h)   ...

 

   (i)   German Volunteer Service;

 

   (j)-(n) ...

 

   (o)   International Medical Corporation Committee;

 

   (p)   Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation.

 

   11. Spouses and minor children under the age of 18 years of the foregoing.

 

   12. ...

 

   13. Persons employed by or seconded to the Botswana Defence Force.

 

   14. Persons employed by any statutory corporation or by the Unified Local Government Service whose salaries are supplemented under the British Expatriate Supplemented Scheme or the Overseas Service Aid Scheme.

 

   15. World University Service of Canada.

 

   16. Employees of Unified Local Government Service.

 

   17. Expatriate employees of the Botswana Technology Centre, their spouses and any dependants under the age of 18 years.

 

   18. ...

 

   19. Expatriate employees of the Botswana Building Society.

 

   20. Expatriate doctors and nurses employed by the undermentioned hospitals-

 

   (a)   Bamalete Lutheran Hospital;

 

   (b)   Bamangwatu Concessions Ltd. Mine Hospital;

 

   (c)   Deborah Retief Hospital;

 

   (d)   Gaborone Private Hospital;

 

   (e)   Jwaneng Mine Hospital;

 

   (f)   Orapa Hospital;

 

   (g)   Seventh Day Adventist Hospital, Kanye.

 

   21. Expatriate employees and long-term consultants of the Botswana Institute for Development Policy and Analysis, their spouses and any dependants under the age of 18.

 

   22. Expatriate employees of the Botswana Telecommunications Authority.

 

   23. Expatriate employees of the Botswana Bureau of Standards.

 

   24. Persons employed on European Union (EU) funded projects.

 

   25. Expatriate personnel employed by Africa Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Programme (ACHAP).

 

   26. Expatriate personnel employed by the Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning (BOCODOL).

 

   27. Expatriate personnel employed by the Botswana Training Authority (BOTA).

 

   28. Expatriate personnel employed by the Botswana Accountancy College.

 

   29. Expatriate personnel employed by the Botswana Harvard Aids Institute.

 

   30. Expatriate Chinese and Cuban medical personnel employed by the Ministry of Health.

 

   31. Persons employed by Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS).

 

   32. Persons recruited for service in Botswana by-

 

   (a)   Japan International Cooperation Agency;

 

   (b)   Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers;

 

   (c)   The World Conservation Union;

 

   (d)   Southern Africa Development Community;

 

   (e)   Development Finance Resource Centre;

 

   (f)   African Management Services Company;

 

   (g)   United States Agency for International Development.

 

   33. Expatriate personnel employed by the Botswana Stock Exchange.

 

   34. Expatriate personnel employed by the Southern African Trade Union Co ordination Council (SATUCC).

 

   35. Expatriate personnel employed by the Construction Industry Trust Fund (CITF).

 

   36.   (a)   Expatriate employees of the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative;

 

      (b)   Expatriate employees of the Botswana-Baylor Children's Clinical Centre of Excellence.

 

   37.    Expatriate employees of companies operating in Botswana holding the following positions-

 

   (a)   Chief Executive Officer;

 

   (b)   Production Manager;

 

   (c)   Quality/Technical Manager;

 

   (d)   Operations Manager;

 

   (e)   Sales and Marketing Manager;

 

   (f)   Financial Manager.

 

   38. Expatriate employees of the Permanent Okvango River Basin Water Commission.

 

   39. Management, professional and technical employees of the Diamond Cutting and Polishing Companies, Diamond Trading Companies and Related Services registered with the Diamond Hub/Centre.

 

   40. Expatriate employees of companies recommended by Botswana Export Development and Investment Authority, holding the following positions-

 

   (a)   Chief Executive Officer;

 

   (b)   Production Manager;

 

   (c)   Technical Manager;

 

   (d)   Operations Manager;

 

   (e)   Sales and Marketing Manager;

 

   (f)   Financial Manager.

 

   41. Expatriate employees of the Lenmed Health Bokamoso Private Hospital (Pty) Ltd holding the following positions-

 

   (a)   Medical Doctors and specialists;

 

   (b)   Nursing Staff;

 

   (c)   Medical Laboratory Director, Technologist and Technicians;

 

   (d)   Pharmacy Director, Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technicians;

 

   (e)   Occupational Therapists;

 

   (f)   Physiotherapists;

 

   (g)   Radiographers;

 

   (h)   Biomedical Engineers and Technicians;

 

   (i)   Hospital Information Technology Director, Manager, Analysts and Programmers;

 

   (j)   Dietary Manager and Dieticians;

 

   (k)   Chief Executive Officer;

 

   (l)   Chief Operations Officer;

 

   (m)   Chief Finance Officer;

 

   (n)   Facilities Manager;

 

   (o)   Plant OperationsManager; and

 

   (p)   Technical Services Manager.

 

   42. Management, professional employees and the technical staff of companies, organisations and institutes registered to operate in Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH).

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