Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR)
Borehole Registration

1. Service Description

Provision of unique official identification number to all privately drilled boreholes

2. How do I obtain the service?

 visit any DWA offices countrywide and you will get assisted over the counter

3. How do I apply for the service?

Complete borehole information as per the borehole completion certificate requirement
• Owner detail
• Borehole location and coordinates
• Drilling and casing installation information
• Lithological information and drilling soil/rock chip samples
• Water strike and yield information
• Signing of the chip samples submission form
• Land rights certificate from land board
• Customer submits chip samples and GS 184 form filled by the driller
• Register information from GS 184 form into the register book
• Allocate the customer a borehole number and fill it into the borehole certificate

4.How much does it cost?


5.Where can I get more information?

Visit Department of Geological Surveys

The Director
Private Bag 0014
Telephone: +267 5330327
Fax: +267 5332013

For detailed information on this service visit:

Service Branches:
You may locate the service branche in charge in the  
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