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Livestock Keeper Registration


This service allows Livestock Keepers to be registered and allocated a Livestock Keeper ID in BAITS, this is linked with the electronically Identified Cattle, Brands Registration and location. The service involves, new registration, Renewal and /or issuance of a Keeper Card. Livestock keepers are valid for 2 years.

Who is eligible?
  • Valid National Identity Card (Omang) and children under 16 years a Birth Certificate
  • Non-citizens need to have a valid Resident Permit.
  • Companies need to be in possession of a valid Company's Registration Certificate.
How do I get this service?

Visit the nearest Veterinary District Office for registration

What supporting documents are required?
  • A valid National Identity Card (Omang) or a Birth Certificate for citizens (Original or certified).
  • A valid Resident Permit and valid Passport for non-citizens (Original or certified).
  • A valid Company’s Registration Certificate for companies.​
How long will this service take?

Five (5) working days.

How much does it cost?

There is no cost, it is just registration of a Livestock Keeper at BWP10.00.

Where can I get more information on this Service

The Director
Department of Veterinary Services
Private Bag 0032
Call Centre:


Email. moa17755 [at]

Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45 then 13:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday,  except public holidays.

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