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Application for Export Permit (Firearms)


This service allows for firearms registered in Botswana to be exported temporarily or permanently to other countries. Note that the temporary export of the firearm is valid for 6 months.

Who is eligible?
  • Any legally registered firearm owner  
How do I get this service?
What supporting documents are required?
  • Valid National Identification document (Omang)
  • Non-citizens must present a valid passport and residence permit.
  • Tender the original certificate of firearm before Licensing Officer.
How long will this service take?

1 working day

How much does it cost?

No cost

Where can I obtain this service?

Any police station

Where can I get more information on this Service
Botswana Police Service Lot 4, Government Enclave Private Bag 0012 Gaborone Botswana Tell. (+267) 3951161 Fax. (+267) 3973723 Email: police [at]

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