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Application for Renewal of Work Permit

Who qualifies for this service?

  • All expatriates who want to renew a work permit.

What does it take to apply for the service?

  • Applicants must attach original work and residence permit.
  • Permit must be renewed at least 3months before expiry date.
  • There should be a job advert published.
  • Advert must circulate for at least 14days.
  • Advert should not be older than 6months.

What do I need to apply for the service as an employee?

  • A valid trading license certified by an issuing officer
  • Current Bank Statement certified by the bank
  • Contract of employment

How much does it cost to apply?

  • P1500

How long does it take to get a renewal of a work permit ready?

  • 30 working days after the date of application.

Where can I get the forms for work permit?

  • At any Labour office in the country near you.

Who do I contact for this service?

Department of Labour and Social and Services

Private Bag 0072

Gaborone

Tel: 00267361 1500

Toll Free number: 0800 600 777

Time Zone: +2 GMT

Working Hours:  0730hrs -1245hrs

                          1345hrs -1630hrs

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