Customs & Excise

The customs and excise division has multiple roles that includes: collection of government revenue (customs and excise duties, import value added tax and other levies), facilitation of legitimate imports and exports, protection of Botswana society against cross-border crime and combating unfair and harmful trade practices. These are achieved through effective and efficient implementation of the customs and excise duty act and other pieces of legislation relating to control of imports and exports as well as implementing world customs organisation conventions and other international trade instruments and standards applicable in the field of customs and trade aimed at simplifying and harmonising customs practices, combating fraud and corruption and, providing enhanced facilitation for operators that meet high standards of compliance.