Botswana border checking yellow fever certificates

Due to a recent outbreak of yellow fever in Angola and DRC among others, Botswana Ministry of Health is ensuring that all visitors to Botswana coming from the countries listed below, are required to have been vaccinated against yellow fever. Please advise clients to carry their yellow fever certificate with them when visiting Botswana – failure to do so may mean they are denied access to Botswana.

Yellow fever declared countries:

Africa

  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Congo, Republic of the
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda

South America & Central America

  • Argentina – Misiones Province
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador excluding Galapagos Islands
  • French Guyana
  • Guyana
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Suriname
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Venezuela