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Brand Certificate Application

Overview

This service allows Livestock Keepers to apply for a brand certificate which is used for identification of their livestock as well as for proof of ownership in line with the Branding of Cattle Act CAP 36:02. The service involves new registration, renewal and transfer of the brand certificate. B​rand certificates are valid for 10 years.

Who is eligible?
  • Citizens
  • Non-citizens
  • Companies
How do I get this service?
  • Applicants should visit the office with the relevant supporting documents and pay the applicable fee to the officer present at the District Office.
  • The brand certificate will then be issued to the applicant.
What supporting documents are required?
  • A valid national identification card (Omang) or a birth certificate for under 16 years citizens.
  • A valid resident permit and valid passport for non-citizens.
  • A valid Company’s Registration certificate for companies.​
How long will this service take?

In Gaborone or at Assistant Registrar designated district offices, the brand certificate can be issued in thirty (30) minutes and five (5) working days for other district offices.

How much does it cost?
  • BWP 10.00 for keeper registration. (see Livestock Registration)
  • BWP 50.00 for a new application, renewal, transfer or additional copy.
Where can I get more information on this Service

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY SERVICES – OUTSTATIONS NUMBERS

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

Private Bag 364

Maun

Tel: 686 0236/7

Direct: 686 1366

Fax: 686 0315

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER (A)

Private Bag 12

Lobatse

TEL: 533 0244

DIRECT: 533 0243

FAX: 533 3255

 

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER (F)

Private Bag 008

LOBATSE

TEL: 530 0386

FAX: 533 2265/3255

Mogoditsane Veterinary Office

TEL; 317 0766

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

P O BOX 14

Gantsi

TEL; 6596158/381/191/997

FAX: 659 6620/6121

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

Private Bag 8

Selibe-Phikwe

TEL; 261 0890 / 2610 562

FAX: 261 0191

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER (F)

P O BOX 19

Francistown

TEL: 241 3425/090

DIRECTOR; 241 3512

FAX: 241 4615

 

Maokatumo Veterinary Office

TEL: 4958679

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

P O BOX 4

Molepolole

TEL; 5820304/689

DIRECT: 592 0296/5921296

FAX: 5920684/300

 

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

P O BOX 223

Letlhakeng

TEL: 5943 034/217

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER (A)

P O BOX 1159

Francistown

TEL: 241 4499

FAX; 241 4427

Artesia Vet Office

TEL: 575 0802

DEPUTY DIRECTOR (BNVL)

Private Bag 0035

GABORONE

TEL: 3928816 / 3928716

FAX: 3928956

 

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

P O BOX 20

Kanye

TEL: 544 0365/2534

FAX: 544 0242

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

P O BOX 463

Goodhope

TEL: 5404 403

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER (A)

Private Bag 002

Maun

TEL: 686 0193

PRINCIPAL

MITI

Private Bag 0045

LOBATSE

TEL; 533 0671

FAX; 533 2259

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

Gaborone Field Office

P O Box 10019

GABORONE

TEL; 397 4152/3913 699

FAX;397 2070

 

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

P O Box 151

Kasane

TEL; 625 0244

FAX; 625 0369/624

Marapong Vet Office

TEL: 298 1091

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

P O BOX 51

PRINCIPAL VETERINARY OFFICER

P O BOX 50

KOPONG VET OFFICE

TEL: 396 9027

FAX: 310 4232

 

The Director
Department of Veterinary Services
Private Bag 0032
Gaborone,
Botswana
Tel:(+267)3689504
Fax:(+267)3689893
 

Registrar of Brands
Ground Floor, Office 23
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security Headquarters
Private Bag 0032
Gaborone, Botswana
Tel.(+267)3689135/9134
Fax.(+267) 3972177
E-mail: DVS [at] gov.bw​​

Call Centre:
Tel.17755
Email:moa17755 [at] gov.bw

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