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Usage of Omang comes into force at Mamuno

28 Feb 2023

The Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs has announced the coming into force of the decision to use the Botswana National Identity Card (Omang) for  travelling between Botswana and Namibia.

In a press statement, the ministry from states that Omang card is applicable as a travel document at the Mamuno/Trans-Kalahari border post with immediate effect.

“The ministry will roll out the use of Omang as a travel document in due course at Ngoma Border Post, Kasane Immigration Office and Mohembo Border Post,” states the release.

It says the use of Omang as a travel document will be introduced at Dobe Border Post upon the completion of infrastructure and installation of necessary system to be undertaken during the coming financial year.

The ministry advises the public to  call 3611115/1132 or toll-free number 0800600777 should they require more information. Ends

Source : BOPA

Author : BOPA

Location : Gaborone

Event : Press statement

Date : 28 Feb 2023