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Botswana Import Restrictions

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Botswana authorities before posting:

EDN’s and export permits are required for:

Special documentation

Commercial goods must include an invoice. Permits are not required for bona fide gifts not exceeding R10 in value and 5 kg in weight.

The sender and receiver details must be addressed with a valid street address in English. A Post Office Box address is not acceptable.

The sender is responsible for finding if the destination country may impose duties, taxes, brokerage fees or any other fees that may be applied on the item that is being sent. Please contact the consulate office of the country you are sending to or contact the ECI customer contact centre on 1800 007 678.


In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Botswana prohibits: