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Plot Inheritance

Overview

Inheritance is the process of obtaining land rights (property) from someone who is no longer alive. This applies to land allocated by both Landboard and Chiefs.

Who is eligible?
  • Motswana
  • Persons so designated by the will
  • As agreed between the siblings and verified by bogosi
  • Attained age of majority
How do I get this service?
  • Letter from Bogosi confirming inheritance
  • Resolution from beneficiaries indicating heir / will
  • Letter from the heir accepting the inheritance
  • Completion of APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER OF LAND RIGHTS¬†form
What supporting documents are required?
  • Certified copy of Omang/ID (heir, beneficiaries or witnesses)
  • Copy of death certificate of previous owner
  • Copy of marriage certificate (if not married Affidavit confirming marital status for business plots)
  • Copy of Instrument signed under Married Persons Property Act (Marriage In/Out of community of property)
  • Original Copy of the certificate of the late owner
  • In case of plots that predate the land board, a letter from Bogosi confirming allocation
  • Letter from Bogosi confirming inheritance
  • Resolution from beneficiaries indicating heir / will
  • Letter from the heir accepting the inheritance
How long will this service take?

Three months

How much does it cost?

The service is free

Where can I get more information on this Service

For more information, please contact any of the Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services Headquarters (Customer Service) or any Land Boards from the Land Boards and their Subordinate Land Boards listing document or call the Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services

Toll Free Number 0800 600 737 .

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

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