The service is to issue Semi-Precious Stone Dealer’s Licence which allows citizens, non-citizens or businesses to purchase and sell semi-precious stones for the purposes of trade.
Citizens and non-citizens.
- Download, complete the Semi-Precious Stones Dealer’s License Form and submit with supporting documents to the nearest office.
- Compile and submit a business report on where the stones will be sourced and how the value will be added e.g. cutting, polishing.
- In the case of companies: certified copy of valid identities of shareholders and Certificate of incorporation.
- In the case of individuals: certified copy of valid National identity card (Omang) or Copy of Passport for non-citizens .
- Business report.
Thirty (30) days.
Department of Mines
Government Enclave, Block 6, Khama Crescent
(Housed at Ministry of Basic Education building floor 4)
Tel. (+267) 365 7000
Fax. (+267) 395 2141
Email: mines [at] gov.bw (mines[at]gov[dot]bw)
Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45 and 13:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays