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Land in Botswana is in three tenures being State Land, Tribal Land and Freehold Farms

State Land

State Land is allocated by the Department of Lands and this is only in 8 Urban areas of Botswana (Gaborone, Francistown, Selibe-Phikwe, Jwaneng, Lobatse, Ghanzi and Kasane).

Applications for state land residential plots are for free and only open to Batswana holding a valid omang ID and above the age of 18. Commercial, Industrial and are allocated by way of Tender.

The applicant of State Land must note that state land is not for free

Tribal Land

Allocation of tribal land in all the Villages in Botswana is done by the 12 Main Land Boards and their subordinate land boards (41). The applicants are expected to fill Customary Land Rights form and submit to the land board in response to invitation to apply.

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Submit to your Land Board- Only when they take land applications


Fee: Free of charge
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(a) Service Description

 Hearing and determination of appeals emanating from decisions of the Land boards therefore adjudication service is provided and the consequent products thereto are judgment and court orders.

 (b) How does customer obtain the service?

 The client must approach the Land Tribunal to register their case

 (c) How does customer apply for the service?

1. A person aggrieved by the decision of the Land Board must do the following to start to appeal: -Submit letter of appeal stating grounds of appeal together with the decision of the Land Board within four (4) Months of receipt.

2. Submit particulars of the appellant: Full Names, Physical address, Postal Address, Telephone number, Plot number, Cell phone number, Email Address, Certified copies of ID.

 3. Submit particulars of respondents and their contacts and provide a list of witnesses if any.

 4. Submit sketch plan indicating location of the land in dispute.

5. Pay P 10.00 (ten pula) registration fee.

 6. Submit a proof of legal personality e.g. constitution if the appellant is society/ syndicate/ partnership/ trust, a certificate of incorporation and resolution if the appellant is a company.

 7. All documents should be submitted in triplicate.

 (d) Cost involved in obtaining the service? One has to pay P 10.00 (ten pula) registration fee

 (e) More information can be obtained from; Land Tribunal- Gaborone, Private Bag 00211, Gaborone. Telephone ; +267 3904711/ Palapye, Private Bag 10318, Palapye. Telephone; +267 4920263

 

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State Land

Lands department Manages Leases for Plots that Belong to Government are not allocated to induviduals. To acquire this service Lands advertise the plots for Leasing, Intrested applicants then apply at a fee. Then if the apllication is approved a lease Agreement will be signed and Goverment being the lessor and the applicant being the Lesee. Lands Department will ensure that the Lesse pays Lease Rental fees as per the Lease Agreement.

More details on the apllication process please Contact:

Department of Lands, Estates and Valuation Section

Tribal Land

Land Boards also Manage Lease Agreement between the State and property owners for common

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Office Acquisition

Department of Lands is acquires offices and office accomodations for all government ministries and departments. All requesting ministries and departments apply to Department of Lands and specify thier office and or accomodation needs. The applicants since is goverment to government is free of charge. Lands will then consult with property owners and developers together with Estate Agents to find accomodation and office space requested.

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