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Overview

The  permit is used to transport goods either locally or across the border, it is renewed annually.

 Two types of BA Permits are; 

  • BA-Permit-Domestic 
  • BA-permit- foreign registered vehicle
Who is eligible?

Any locally-registered business, citizen or resident that is the owner of a passenger vehicle. 

How do I get this service?
What supporting documents are required?

 BA-Permit-Domestic 


Requirements: 

  • Certified copy of valid National ID (Omang).
  • Copy of the vehicle's registration document (blue book).
  • Copy of vehicle's valid Roadworthiness Certificate (at the point of certificate collection).
  • Vehicle Inspection Certificate (only if permit application is approved by the board).
  • Copy of Certificate of Incorporation (companies).
  • Copy of one director's certified National ID (companies).
  • Copy of Shareholder's Certificates (companies).
  • Copy of business proposal (companies).
  • Expired permit (renewals).
  • Expired token (renewals). 

BA-Permit- foreign registered vehicle 
 
Requirements:

  • Copy of roadworthiness certificate (From country of origin) 
  • Copy of the vehicle's registration document (blue book).
  • Copy of vehicle's valid Roadworthiness Certificate (at the point of certificate collection).
  • Vehicle Inspection Certificate (only if permit application is approved by the board).
  • Copy of Certificate of Incorporation (companies).
  • Copy of one director's  certified valid identity document (companies).
  • Copy of Shareholder's Certificates (companies).
  • Copy of business proposal (companies).
  • Expired permit (renewals).
  • Expired token (renewals). 
How long will this service take?

Immediate.

Where can I obtain this service?

Department of Road Transport and Safety- Permit Issuing stations

  • Gaborone Old Supplies Office
  • Molepolole
  • Lobatse
  • Mahalapye
  • Palapye
  • Ghanzi
  • Maun
  • Kasane
  • Francistown
  • Serowe
  • Selebi Phikwe
  • Tsabong
  • Kanye
Where can I get more information on this Service

Public Relations Unit

Department of Road Transport and Safety Tshomarelo House

Botswana Savings Bank Building

Private Bag 0054  Gaborone Botswana

Tel. (267) 368-8600

Fax.(267) 397-1117/1114

Email: mtcpro [at] gov.bw  

Toll Free : 17779
 

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