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Overview

The licence is granted by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks to those who wish to fish for profit and permission to use gillnet. This licence applies to those engaged in commercial fishing including those who own Fish Farms. Open fishing season is between March 1st and December 31st, annually.

Who is eligible?

Citizens eighteen (18) years of age and above

How do I get this service?

Download, complete and submit the Commercial Fishing License Form with supporting documentation

What supporting documents are required?
  • A certified copy of a valid National Identity card (Omang)
  • Certified copy of boat registration
How long will this service take?

Five (5) working days

Where can I obtain this service?

Department of Wildlife and National Parks

Plot 50380 Moedi House, Fairgrounds

Gaborone

Botswana

Tel. (+267) 3971405

Fax. (+267) 3180775

Email: dwnp [at] gov.bw

Where can I get more information on this Service

Department of Wildlife and National Parks

Plot 50380 Moedi House, Fairgrounds

Gaborone

Botswana

Tel. (+267) 3971405

Fax. (+267) 3180775

Email: dwnp [at] gov.bw

Opening Hours: 07:30 to 12:45 and 12:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except on Public Holidays.

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