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Vehicle Registration and Licencing


Vehicle registration in the Government vehicle registration system, to facilitate issuance of registration book and vehicle licence disk .

Who is eligible?

Citizens and residents who own a vehicle.

How do I get this service?
  • Download and complete Vehicle Registration Form(RV 1) form, then attach clearance form from Botswana Police Service and BURS.
  • If applicant is registering a vehicle that is more than three years and above (from the year of manufacture), it must have passed a roadworthiness test. All vehicles must have customs clearance too.
  • Pay prescribed fee as per the vehicle weight including a levy of BWP50.00.
  • It is mandantory for  vehicle licence  to be renewed annually, ideally 3 months before expiry. 
What supporting documents are required?
  • Valid  applicable identity.
  • Police Clearance Certificate.
  • Required fee as per vehicle weight.
  • Note: Road worthiness test is compulsory for vehicles three years and above (from the year of manufacture).
  • Customs clearance.
How long will this service take?


How much does it cost?

As per the pricing schedule for Vehicle Registration and Licencing (see gazetted fees).

Where can I obtain this service?

Department of Road Transport and Safety Offices around the country.
Opening hours are from 07:30 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.  

Where can I get more information on this Service

Department of Road Transport and Safety 
Public Relations Office
Tshomarelo House

Botswana Savings Bank Building

Private Bag 0054  

Gaborone, Botswana

Tel. (267) 368-8600

Fax.(267) 397-1117/1114

Email: mtcpro [at]  

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