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Two or more companies are allowed to merge and form one company. Prior to making an application to merge, the following documents must be compiled:

  1. An amalgamation proposal.
  2. Approval from the Competition and Consumer Authority (CCA) for the merger.
  3. A no objection letter from the Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) for the closure of the amalgamating company(s).
  4. Secretary Consent Form.
  5. Certificate of Directors in Favour of Amalgamation.
    Download forms and certificates here:

An amalgamation certificate shall be issued once the process is complete.

A kind reminder: depositing P500 into the CIPA Bank Account or paying P500 at CIPA offices is only one half of the annual return process. You must also file the annual return online before the deadline to avoid removal from the register. Email for assistance.
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