HOW DO I OBTAIN A LICENSE
STEP 1; Client enquire for application forms from commercial office and pays P100.00 non refundable fees .
STEP 2; Advising of clients thoroughly on the requirements of the Acts and regulations to avoid rejection and deferred applications.
STEP 3; Give clients requirement list and types of licences issued by the Local Authority to choose from.
STEP 4; Give application forms to clients to fill the details and ask the applicants to book for inspection of the business premises by Health department.
STEP 5; If the health report is satisfactory, the applicant submits the application together with the required documents and pays a non-refundable deposit of P100.00 before his application can be included in the agenda for consideration by the Committee.Receipt will issued as proof payment at Council Revenue.
Applicants will be informed about the outcome of the meeting.
There are those licenses which are reserved for botswana citizens / locals and non citizens
The following documents must be submitted before the committee can consider any application
- Satisfactory Physical Planner s report for zoning (council)
- Occupation permit (from Building control council)
- Copy of Land Board Lease
- Satisfactory Health Report (council)
- Application form (from council)
- Manager s form (from council)
- P100.00 non refundable fees (payment to council)
- Advirtersement fees in case of liquor application (Goverment Gazette or Daily News)
- Memorandum of lease agreement between lessor and lessee
- Form 2 (List of Directors )
- Certificate of incorperation
- Share Certificates
- Certified coppy of omang
- Resolution letter from the company authorising representative during the consideration of the application
- Resident permit and work permit (from immigration and labour)
- Hair dresser Certificate
- Letter from the supplier in case of distributor license
- Fire satisfactory report (council)
ACTS IMPLEMENTED BY COMMERCIAL SECTION
- Liquor Act 2003 and Regulations
- Trade Act 2003 and regulations
- Industrial development Act 2006 and regulations
There are also street vending and hawking policies and bye laws
COMMITTEES UNDER THE ACTS
-Trade and Industrial Development Licensing Committee
-Liquor Control Authority
-Regional Appeals Board
WHERE CAN I GET THE INFORMATION
Customers can acquire information from the Commercial Offices in the district, CDC website, Public Relations or Customer care offices and through customer care to toll free number 0800 600 796
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Fee: Free of charge
You may locate the service branche in charge in the Useful Links