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Recruiter’s Licence


A Recruiter’s Licence is issued to an individual, establishment or association engaged in recruitment of potential employees.

Who is eligible?
  • Citizens and non-citizens
  • Recruitment establishments
  • Recruitment associations
How do I get this service?
  • Download and complete the Recruiter’s Licence application form and submit with supporting documents to the nearest Labour Office
  • Collection of Recruiters License after notification or applicant can check after service period
What supporting documents are required?
  • Company Registration Documents
  • Tax Clearance
  • Lease Agreement
  • Returns of number of employees recruited in any district per quarter submitted within four weeks after each quarter with the Commissioner (only applicable for renewal application)
  • Three (3) months Bank Statement (Minimum P10 000.00 balance)
  • Identity Cards/ Work permits for Directors
  • Copy of Workers Compensation Insurance Certificate
  • List of potential Recruiter’s permit holders
  • CVs of potential Recruiter’s permit holders
How long will this service take?

One (1) week

How much does it cost?
  • BWP20.00 fee for Recruiter’s licence Type A
  • BWP100.00 for Recruiter’s licence Type B
Where can I get more information on this Service

Districts' Contact Numbers

Department of Labour and Social Security
Head office, Gaborone
Tel. (+267) 37372772

Gaborone Regional Labour Office I
Tel. (+267) 3971406

Gaborone Regional Labour Office II
Tel. (+267) 3956019

Francistown Regional Labour Office
Tel. (+267) 2416933
Lobatse Regional Labour Office
Tel. (+267) 5332569
Maun Regional Labour Office
Tel. (+267) 68622705/2418

Selibe Phikwe Regional Labour Office
Tel. (+267) 2611598

Serowe Regional Labour Office
Tel. (+267) 4632579
Kasane Regional Labour Office
Tel. (+267) 6250216

Opening hours: 7:30 am to 12:45 and 13:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.

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