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Prisons Band Services


The Botswana Prison Service Band provides music at official/ceremonial functions, public and private events, as well as for functions and activities related to the Botswana Prison Service. The band is available for hire at functions for all organisations.

Who is eligible?

All members of the general public, government ministries/departments, parastatals, private companies, non-governmental organizations are able to request performances by the Prisons Band.

How do I get this service?

Customers can request the services of the Prison Band by writing a letter of request to the Bandmaster at the following address:

Botswana Prison Service
Prison Staff College
Band Master
Private Bag 30

There are no deadlines for booking this service as long as the event does not coincide with any of the Band's official engagements. Customers are informed through writing whether the Band is available or not.

What supporting documents are required?

There are no supporting documents required for this service.

How long will this service take?

A letter confirming the Band's availability on the requested date can be expected within three days of receipt of the request.

How much does it cost?

Type of service


(Flat rate)


Additional Cost (per hour)


P 1000.00

2 hours

P 200.00


P 4.43 per km from Mahalapye to destination



Amount is payable at Prisons Staff College or Prisons Headquarters prior to the performance.

Where can I obtain this service?

Prison Staff College in Mahalapye.

Where can I get more information on this Service

The opening hours are 07:30 to 12:45 and 13:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.​

Band Master
Botswana Prison Service
Prison Staff College
Private Bag 30
Tel. (+267) 4714312

Ministry of Defence Justice and Security
Botswana Prison Service, Public Relations Office
Private Bag X02
Tel. (+267) 3611700
Fax. (+267) 3975003

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