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Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC)
APPLICATIONS FOR TEMPORARY PERMITS
06/07/15
APPLICATIONS FOR TEMPORARY PERMITS

The Department of Road Transport and Safety invites Public Transport Operators and individuals interested in providing additional service on our long routes to submit their applications at DRTS Offices for the PRESIDENT’S HOLIDAY.

The Department will accept applications for Temporary Permits from 6th July 2015 until 15th July 2015.  No application will be accepted after 15th July 2015.

Permits Issued for these Holidays shall be valid as follows:
 17th – 18th  July 2015
 21st July 2015
Operators interested in applying for any of the routes below shall be required to provide vehicles of the capacity specified below:

ROUTE SEATING CAPACITY
Gaborone  Francistown  60 Seater and above
Gaborone  Maun via Molepolole 60 Seater and above
Gaborone  Ghanzi via Jwaneng 60 Seater and above
Gaborone  Orapa 60 Seater and above
Gaborone  Bobonong 60 Seater and above
Gaborone  Serowe via Molepolole 25 Seater and above
Gaborone  Lobatse 60 Seater and above
Gaborone  Ranaka 25Seater and above
Gaborone  Tsabong 60Seater and above
Gaborone  Molepolole 25Seater and above
Gaborone  Kanye via Moshupa 60 Seater and above
Gaborone Kanye via Ranaka 60Seater and above
Gaborone Maunatlala via Mahalapye 60 Seater and above
Gaborone Hukuntsi 60 Seater and above
Gaborone  Jwaneng 25Seater and above
Gaborone  Mochudi 60 Seater and above
Gaborone  Palapye 60 Seater and above
Gaborone  Mahalapye 60 Seater and above
Lobatse Lekgolobotlo 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Kgomokasitwa 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Ramatlabama 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Mmathethe 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Phitshane Molopo 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Goodhope 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Molapowabojang 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Digawana 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Mokatako 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Mabule 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Pitsane 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Mokgomane 15 Seater and above
Lobatse Tlareseleele 15 Seater and above
Mogobane Otse (Police college) 15 Seater and above
Mogobane Ranaka 15 Seater and above
Molepolole Kanye 15 Seater and above
Molepolole Thebephatswa 15 Seater and above
Molepolole Hatsalatladi 15 Seater and above
Molepolole Lentsweletau 15 Seater and above
Molepolole Letlhakeng 25 Seater and above
Francistown  Tutume 25 Seater and above
Francistown  Maitengwe 25 Seater and above
Francistown  Selibe – Phikwe 35 Seater and above
Palapye Maunatlala 30 Seater and above
Mahalapye Shoshong 25 Seater and above
Serowe Palapye 25 Seater and above
Letlhakane Francistown  35 Seater and above
Maun Kasane 25 Seater and above
Maun  Francistown 60 Seater and above
Maun  Shorobe 25 Seater and above
Maun  Ghanzi 25 Seater and above
Maun Makalamabedi 25 Seater and above
Shakawe Gudikwa 25 Seater and above
Maun Gumare 25 Seater and above
Ghanzi Charles Hill 25 Seater and above
Kanye  Phitshane  Molopo 15 Seater and above
Kanye Goodhope 15 Seater and above
Kanye Lorolwane 15 Seater and above
Kanye Jwaneng 15 Seater and above
Kanye Lotlhakane East 15 Seater and above
Kanye Moshupa 15 Seater and above
Moshupa  Lotlhakane West 15 Seater and above
Kanye Moshana 15 Seater and above
Jwaneng Kang 25 Seater and above
Kang Hukuntsi 25 Seater and above
Jwaneng Khakhea 25 Seater and above
Jwaneng Mabutsane 15 Seater and above

Tsabong Werda 25 Seater and above
Tsabong Bokspits 25 Seater and above
Tsabong Hukuntsi 25 Seater and above
Tsabong Khawa 25 Seater and above
Tsabong Khisa 15 seater
Tsabong Gakhibane 25 Seater and above

Applications for additional local transportation will be processed by the respective DRTS stations.

Conditions for these temporary permits
• Holders of these temporary permits will be allowed to load ONLY when there is demand and substantive permit holders have priority over temporary permit holders.
• Holders of temporary permits are obliged to complete the route
• Everyone issued with a temporary permit shall obtain the price list at DRTS Old Supplies office before commencement of operation.
• Anyone who fails to comply with these conditions shall render the permit revoked by Transport Inspector or Police officer.

Note:
 That operator should return temporary permits to the nearest DRTS office upon expiration.
 Only permit holders are allowed to operate on the 19th – 20th July 2015
 No Temporary Permits will be issued at the bus rank.

All applications need to include the following;
• RTS 1 form stating explicitly the route applied for
• Copy of Registration book
• Valid Roadworthiness Certificate
• Certified copy of Omang
• Copy of  Certificate of incorporation and share certificate if applying under company
• Copy of current permit used
• Inspection forms if the vehicle does not have a permit
For further information contact:

Gaborone Region:   3905050
Lobatse region:   5330907
Central region:    4921687
Francistown region:  2415578
Maun region:   6801180
PRO office:    362 5557

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