The Visa Section of the High Commission of Canada to South Africa is responsible for processing visa applications for citizens and residents of Zimbabwe, Angola and Botswana.
Beginning at 6:01 a.m. local time [12:01a.m. EDT] on September 11, 2012, citizens of Botswana will require a visa to travel to Canada. You can apply at the visa office in Pretoria.
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Citizens of Zimbabwe, Angola and Botswana require a visa to enter Canada as visitors. If you are a citizen of another country, check the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website to see if you require a visa to enter Canada.
If you are citizen of the Zimbabwe, Angola and Botswana, or if you are legally residing in Zimbabwe, Angola and Botswana, visit the official website of the Visa Section of the High Commission of Canada to South Africa for information about visa and immigration services and to download application forms.
The Embassy of Canada in Harare in coordination with the visa office of the Canadian High Commission in South Africa offers the following services for temporary resident (visitor) visa and study permit applications:
If you wish to enquire about the status of your application, you should contact the Visa Section of the High Commission of Canada to South Africa where all applications are processed and finalized.