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Issuance of Import Permits (Industrial Products, Bread loaves and Pie Pastries)

Overview

Import Permits are primarily for statistical purposes and controlling of imports.

Who is eligible?
  • Any licenced individual 
  • Botswana registered business entity
How do I get this service?
  • Download,  complete and submit CONTROL OF IMPORTS APPLICATION FOR IMPORT PERMIT  OR  APPLICATION FOR AN IMPORT PERMIT BREAD LOAVES AND PIE PASTRIES (reg. 4(2)) at the Department of International Trade with assistance of an officer.
  • In case of importation of some industrial food staff or beverages not existing in the SACU market there is a need to bring a letter of consent from Ministry of Health and Wellness. For other SACU market non existing industrial products, there is a need to bring letter of Standards approval from Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS).
  • Pay an application fee before the permit is issued.
What supporting documents are required?
  • Certified Trading/Industrial/Hawkers License copy inclusive of line of trade
  • In case of a company, certified Certificate of Incorporation and line of trade copies
  • Certified copy of valid National identity card (Omang)
How long will this service take?

One (1) working day.

How much does it cost?
  • P50.00 Administration fee for Industrial Production
  • P100.00 Administration fee for Bread Loaves & Pie Pastries
Where can I obtain this service?

Regional Co-operative Officer

Gaborone Regional Office

Private Bag 0083

Gaborone

Tel: 3121090

Fax: 3121060

 

Regional Co-operative Officer

Gantsi Regional Office

P O Box 152

Gantsi

Tel: 6596271

Fax: 6596177

 

Regional Co-operative Officer

Francistown Regional Office

P O Box 304

Francistown

Tel: 2412339

Fax: 2421551

 

Tsabong Co-operative Officer

Tsabong Regional Office

P O Box 249

Tsabong

Tel: 6540026

Fax: 6540087

 

Regional Co-operative Officer

Maun Regional Office

P O Box 403

Maun

Tel: 6860419

Fax: 6861622

                  

 

Regional Co-operative Officer

Kasane Regional Office

P O Box 222

Kasane

Tel: 6250339

Fax: 6251068

 

Regional Co-operative Officer

Molepolole Regional Office

Private Bag 23

Molepolole      

Tel: 5920529              

Fax: 5920300

 

Regional Co-operative Officer

Selibe Phikwe Regional Office

Private Bag 47

Selibe Phikwe

Tel: 2610629

Fax: 2613339

 

Regional Co-operative Officer

Serowe Regional Office

P O Box 61

Serowe

Tel: 4630292

Fax: 4633070

 

District Co-operative Officer

Letlhakane District Office

Private Bag 20

Letlhakane

Tel: 2976754  

Fax: 2978426

 

Hukuntsi District Officer

Hukuntsi District Office

Private Bag 001

 Hukuntsi

  Tel: 6510380

 

District Co-operative Officer

 Mahalapye District Office

Private Bag 71

Mahalapye

Tel: 4713432  

Fax: 4713253

 

Mochudi District Officer

Mochudi District Office

Private Bag 003

Mochudi

Tel: 5777644/57

Fax: 577733

Where can I get more information on this Service

 Department of International Trade

Private Bag 0073

Gaborone

Botswana

 

Tel: +267 3685353

Fax: +267 3188380

Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45 and 13:45 to 16:30 Monday to Friday, except public holidays

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