Local time: Wednesday, 19 February 2020 20:52:12hrs
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Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC)
Roadworthiness Testing
Roadworthiness Testing is required for all vehicles that are imported into Botswana and vehicles required for Public Transport and freight vehicle.
  • Bring registration book
  • Complete application for vehicle roadworthiness examination (DRTS 12)
  • Pay the required fee
    Type of Vehicle Fees
    Light Vehicles, between 3500 and 16000kg  P130.00
    Heavy Duty, 16000kg and above P260.00
  • Take your vehicle to vehicle testing station. in Lobatse, Gaborone, Palapye, and Francistown

NB: in accordance with section 16 part iii of RTA customers are adviced not to use their vehicles on the road unless it is properly licenced. For unlicenced vehicles you may request for a temporary road licence (by use of NTC 26 form) from Road Transport office for purposes of vehicle roadworthiness testing.

Where can I get more information?

Contact person:

Amos Motshegwe
Tel: 3905271
e-mail: amotshegwe@gov.bw

Physical Address

Department of Road Transport and Safety
Tshomarelo House
Botswana Savings Bank Building
Private Bag 54

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