Botswana Duty Free Products

The following when declared on arrival in Botswana are duty free:

  • 2 litres wine.
  • 1 litre of spirits and other alcoholic beverages.
  • 400 cigarettes, 50 cigars, 250 gm cigarette and pipe tobacco.
  • 50 ml perfume.
  • 250 ml toilet water.
  • Goods with a value of up to the value of ZAR500 from within the SACU zone (Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland) and to the value of ZAR3000 from outside the zone.
  • Goods brought into the country, acquired within the Common Customs Area – comprising Botswana, South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland – are free from customs duties, but may be subject to sales tax and additional duties.

However, the importation of pornographic material and narcotics into Botswana is strictly illegal, restrictions are imposed on the importation of fire arms, vehicles, boats, food and animals.