Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) Latest Job Vacancies

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) Latest Job Vacancies

Areas of Responsibility

The primary responsibility of the Ministry is to manage and coordinate Botswana’s foreign policy and advance the country’s national interests abroad. In pursuit of this important mandate, the Ministry works closely with other Ministries, and through its diplomatic representatives abroad (High Commissions and Embassies), to engage the international community in the interest of the country and its people. The Ministry derives its mandate from the Constitution of Botswana. Through Government Notice No. 356 of 2002, the Ministry’s mandate can be summarized as follows:

  • Promote friendly relations with the international community with a view to establish and secure goodwill towards Botswana;
  • Articulate and defend Botswana’s interests in the regional and international organizations;
  • Develop bilateral frameworks to enhance the realization of Botswana’s foreign policy objectives;
  • Cross sectoral co-ordination of matters with a bearing on foreign relations;
  • Management of Diplomatic immunities and privileges
  • Formulate and articulate Botswana’s foreign policy;
  • Governance and the International Community;
  • Major Communication channel between Botswana Government and the International Community;
  • Promote and protect Botswana’s interests and its citizens abroad, and enhance Botswana’s security and prosperity;
  • To promote favourable conditions for Botswana’s trade, foreign investments, tourism and to seek scientific, technological and cultural cooperation with other countries and institutions;
  • Provision of service on behalf of other Government Ministries and Departments;
  • Coordinates State and official visits by Heads of State; and
  • State Protocol and State Functions

In essence, the role played by the Ministry is that of a facilitator, coordinator and custodian of Botswana’s foreign policy. 

Who is eligible?

All citizens of Botswana in the diaspora.

How do I get this service?

Visit the nearest Botswana Mission to apply in person for passports and emergency travel documents, National Identity cards (Omang), replacement of birth certificates, Police clearance certificates.

What supporting documents are required?

  • Submit Police report for lost documents
  • 2 Passport size photos
  • Birth certificates
  • Copy of Omang
  • Original fingerprints for Police clearances
  • Cover letter requesting for Police clearance

How long will this service take?

4 weeks.

Theme for this service


How much does it cost?

  • Immigration fees
  • To confirm fees charged for Police clearances

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Ministry Contact Details

Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation
Private Bag 00368 
Government Enclave
Tel(+267) 3600700
Fax. (+267) 3973067

TEL. (+267) 3600744
Fax. (+267) 3974516
Mob. (+267) 75 663 790