On 27 December, 2013, we wrote an article announcing the IMMEDIATE BAN ON UNREGISTERED VEHICLES PLYING BOTSWANA ROADS . The announcement was made on 19-12-13 by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transport & Communications in Botswana. The reasons were stipulated in the notice.(Please refer to article link above)
Since the ban in 2013, there has been problems for people transporting vehicles from Namibia to Zambia or Zimbabwe as the tried to avoid passing through Namibia.
On 14-02-2014, we shared our experience of driving from Namibia to Zimbabwe or Zambia avoiding Botswana :-
Now to address some of the problems that include reducing the distance between Namibia and Zimbabwe or Zambia, the Department of Road Transport and Safety of Botswana has given guidance on the new requirements allowing vehicles to pass through Botswana's Mamuno and Ngoma Border Posts.
In summary- :
COST OF SINGLE TRIP PERMIT
On 02-05-2017, the Acting Director of Department of Road Transport and Safety- A. Modukanale, issued a Directive REF:DRTS/7/1/1/ XX11 (6) stating that there will be a fee to be paid for the single entry permit.
At Savannah Freight Services Ltd, we are able to provide you with the latest information on clearance and legislation changes as they occur. You are free to contact our office in Namibia on +264813546300 or our UK offices on +442070960264 or Whatsapp nos:+447812559761 or +447462116146.