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Apply Online

  1. To apply for Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC) online, you have to visit the Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) website to submit your application
  2. Visit the BURS website:Link and open the “eService” hyperlink under the information bar then select “e-Tax” to go to the login page
  3. If you already have an account with the BURS, enter your Username and Password to login and if you don’t have an account click on the “Register” button to be directed to the user registration page
  4. Read the terms and condition of the BURS eService and under “Select Tax Payer Type” open the drop-box next to “Register As” and select if you are registering as an Individual citizen or Individual non-citizen
  5. Upon selecting the taxpayer type, accept the BURS terms and conditions by clicking inside the checkbox and then click on the “Continue” button to go to the verification questions page
  6. Enter the required details on the verification page i.e. Nationality, Date of birth, Identification type, Number, and the Security code
  7. You will be prompted to send copies of your identification document and a copy of the e-service application form to BURS for e-filing through this email address: [email protected] or you can submit the required details in person to any BURS office
  8. Obtain the e-service application form from any BURS office or download it through the BURS website:Link(APPLICATION FOR E-Services FORM)
  9. Complete the form and attach a copy of your identification document then submit the form to BURS through their email address in step 7 above or personally to any BURS office
  10. The application will be processed within one week and you will be issued your BURS login credentials
  11. Proceed and login to your BURS e-service account
  12. Once in your account and complete the online registration form for Tax Clearance Certificate and submit your application
  13. The application will be processed and the certificate will be sent to your account and email address
  14. Login to your BURS account to print the TCC


Required Documents[edit]

  • Complete application form
  • Copy of Identification document

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS)
Plot 53976, Kudumatse Drive
Private Bag 0013
Tel: 363 8000 / 363 9000Fax: 363 9999 / 395 3101
Contact details: Link



  • Individuals and Companies are eligible to apply


  • Contact the relevant authority for fees details


  • The TCC is valid for 12 months

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Processing Time[edit]

  • Registration to the e-service account is processed within one week and the TCC is processed within 4 days

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  • Before you submit your application for the TCC, make sure that all your taxes are paid up to date

Required Information[edit]

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contacts
  • TIN/VAT number
  • Income tax details
  • Value Added tax details
  • Custom duty details


Need for the Document[edit]

  • The TCC is issued to customers who wish to bid for tenders

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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