Botswana Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Botswana
Capital city: Gaborone
Currency: Pula (BWP)
Local time: GMT + 2
Telephone code: + 267
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import of:- if being 18 years of age or older: 200 cigarettes and 20 cigars and 250 grams of tobacco; - if being 18 years of age or ... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Prohibited: Military firearms, ammunition and explosives.Other firearms require a firearm license. ... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

An import license or permit is required for agricultural products, such as plants and soil. ... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Passengers must declare all goods with serial numbers by means of form DA65. On the day of departure the DA65 form has to be endorsed by the Cus... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of souvenirs and presents up to a value of BWP 500.-. ... More information


Cats and dogs require:- Import permit from the Director of Veterinary Services, Private Bag 0032, Gaborone, Botswana: and- Veterinary cer... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first point of entry in Botswana. Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport. ... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Botswana Pula-BWP) and foreign ... More information

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