How to export from Botswana?

Complete procedures to export goods from Botswana



How to export from Botswana? What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods in Botswana? Explain the export methodology in Botswana.


Information given here explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Botswana government authority for exportation from Botswana.


All natural persons or legal entities are approved to conduct export and import process in Botswana. For commercial purpose, a registered trade with concerned license (if required) as per the business and have enlisted in the Trade and Company Register of the country is must for exporting and importing of products from and to Botswana.

Customs & Excise Division in Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) to enable the fair payment of taxes, facilitate trade and manage borders for the development and security of the people of Botswana.

The exporter should make sure that they made all of the accurate export documents that are required to get the goods delivered through the port, cleared customs, satisfy all compliance and regulations, then loaded on board the pre determined carrier. All export documentation must be completed correctly to avoid any missed shipments, port demurrage charges or fines to the business. The documents may have to be prepared in a special way to comply with the requirements of the import or export country.


Generally in all countries there are three stages of process for export.    One time registration procedure to obtain export licence, documentation needed for exportation and Export customs clearance formalities.   Detailed information on these three stages of exports has been mentioned separately in this website.  You may click below those information links to know more about step by step procedures on how to export:


Export Registration and Licence procedures

Export Customs procedures

Export documents required


This post explains about different phases in export process that every exporter needs to go through for completing export from Botswana.



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