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Application for Permit to Import Ammunition (Resident)


The service allows legal arms dealers and individuals to import ammunition into Botswana. Note that for individual firearm owners, the quota of 100 rounds of ammunition per year applies.

Who is eligible?
  • Any person who is a legally registered firearm owner
  • Any legally registered arms dealer
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
  • Arms Dealers should tender a valid Arms Dealer's License
How long will this service take?

One (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



Tell. (+267) 3951161

Fax. (+267) 3973723

Email: police [at] (police[at]gov[dot]bw)

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