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Application for Arms and Ammunition Dealers' Licence


The service allows for businesses to legally sell firearms and ammunition in Botswana. It also allows existing dealers to renew their licence. The licence is valid for three years.

Who is eligible?
  • Any person of or above the age of 21
  • Applicant should have no criminal record
How do I get this service?

Complete Form 13 (Application forms available online and at all police stations).

What supporting documents are required?
  • Valid National Identification documents 
  • Inspection report from Licensing Officer
  • Trading licence
  • Certificate of Incorporation (first-time applicants)
  • Police clearance certificate (first-time applicants)
How long will this service take?

One (1) month

How much does it cost?

BWP 300.00

Where can I obtain this service?

Any police station. 

Where can I get more information on this Service

Any police station.

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