What is a filming permit?
It is a permission granted in the form of a written document to any individual/group of people who want to film in Botswana.
NB: When shooting in any part of Botswana where there is flora and fauna, the permission is granted by the Ministry fo Environment, Wildlife and Tourism at a cost of P10 000.00.
Who should get a filming permit?
Anybody who is a citizen and/or non citizen with a valid visa.
What is required to get a filming permit? ( e.g. documentation)
- Application letter
- Download, fill in and complete the filming permit application form
- Attach copies of identity documents(provide an identity card if you are a citizen of Botswana or a passport with a valid visa if you are a non citizen
How much does it cost ?
(Anyone who wishes to shoot in any part of Botswana where there is flora and fauna should contact: Ministry of Environment ,Wildlife and Tourism at 00267 3647900 / 00267 3647911.
How long does it take to get a permit?
The request is forwarded to all other relevenat Ministries to give consent for the issuance, before the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs can finalise the issuance of the permit.
Who to contact regarding a filming permit?
Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs
Public Relations Office
Private Bag 002
Work Telephone Number: 00267 11115 / 00267 365 1180
Toll Free Number: 0800 600 777
Time Zone: +2 GMT
Monday to Friday: 0730hrs -1245hrs
Fill in form:
Fee: Free of charge
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