1. Service Description
Company Name Registration
A company is a legal entity which arises when one or more persons form a corporate body which can acquire personality separate from that of its members with some legal powers to sue, or be sued, own property and make contracts.
2. How do I obtain the service?
Visit one of the offices in Gaborone or Francistown
3. How do I apply for the service?
Application for Reservation of company name is done by completing FORM 1 proposing three names in order of preference. The form is available from the Government Bookstores at a fee of P0.50 each or they can be downloaded from the website at www.mti.gov.bw. Applications can also be sent through postal orders at the nearest postal office. Collect name reservation after 5 working days and the reserved name shall be valid for a period of 30 working days.
4. How much does the service cost?
Application fee for Name reservation is P20.00. After receiving the confirmation for name reservation the applicant will apply for registration of a company by completing the forms stated on the confirmation letter, depending on the type of company applied for. The fee for Application for company registration is P360.00. After 5 working days certificate of Incorporation will be issued.
5. How do I get more information?
For more information contact our offices in Gaborone at Plot 181, P. O Box 102, Kgale Mews or call 3673700/3188754 and Francistown at Plot 14201, Block 8, P. O. Box 2301, Tel: 2412339.or visit the website for Ministry of Trade and Industry at www.mti.gov.bw.