This website has been specifically developed to assist all importers and exporters (traders) wishing to move goods or merchandise across the borders of Botswana.
In the following pages, traders will find all the available information required to either import into Botswana or alternatively export from Botswana.
By clicking on the various links on this website, all the necessary information regarding the processes and documents required by the various Botswana Government agencies to trade across the borders will be displayed.
In conjunction, all the regulatory requirements pertinent to the various commodities/industrial/mining and manufacturing sectors as decreed by the various Ministries are also available at the click of the mouse; as well as the relevant laws, Acts and other useful information.
It is recommended that, if you are in the business of international trading either within or outside Botswana or for that matter anyone who is travelling to/from Botswana, you register as a Member which will entitle you to additional services such as subscriptions to newsletters, tariff alerts, etc. and any new information that is likely to affect your business or alternatively your travels.
The public is informed that due to the ongoing upgrade of the BAITS system. BAITS online for farmers will not be available from 21st May 2019 until 12th June 2019. ...Read
Please note the following import restrictions as announced by the Department of Agribusiness on 20 May 2019 ...Read
Farmers, business operations and the general public are informed that the Botswana Medicines Regulatory Authority (BoMRA) will start licensing wholesalers, distributors and retailers of veterinary medicines with effect from 1st of May 2019. ...Read
BITC, CEDA and LEA call for applications for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme. Deadline: 1st March 2019...Read
Botswana signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement on the 10th February 2019 during the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). This makes Botswana the 51st country to sign the Agreement. The Agreement provides to a market of 1.2 billion people with a GDP of $2.5 trillion across all 55 member states of the African Union....Read
Heavy rains and water logging at the site for package 2 of the Kazungula bridge project has caused delays in construction. This was highlighted by the district officer (development) Mr Mpho Leboane when briefing full council....Read