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Sale of Animal Ear Tags


In accordance to the Diseases of Animals act CAP 37:01 Statutory Instrument No. 7 Botswana Animal information and Traceability system Regulations, all animals above six months of age should be identified with official combo-tags. These combo tags can be purchased by farmers at the following  Livestock Advisory Centres (LACs) across the country. Farmers in FMD zones will only purchase tags at district of origin.

Who is eligible?
  • Citizens and residents 
How do I get this service?

Visit any local Department of Veterinary Services-DVS, District Office with Livestock Advisory Centre-LAC.

What supporting documents are required?
  • Applicable identity 
How long will this service take?

30 minutes.

How much does it cost?

Combo tags cost BWP 20.00.

Where can I obtain this service?

Visit the nearest Department of Veterinary (DVS) Office , BAITS Café/agent, or Livestock Advisory Centre (LAC)

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

Where can I get more information on this Service
  • The nearest Department of Veterinary (DVS) Office , BAITS Café/agent,
  • Livestock Advisory Centres (LACs)


Call Centre: 17755 

Email. moa17755 [at]



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