Skip to main content
Areas of Responsibility

The Ministry is a provider of essential services of civil registration and vital statistics, movement of persons across borders and gender equality which are important for the social and economic development of the country.


Ministry Departments:

  • Department of Civil and National Registration
  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship
  • Department of Gender Affairs
Departments/Sections and Key Functions
  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship

The department’s responsibilities include facilitating the movement of people, issuance of passports, visas and residence permits, and border control and management.


  • Department of Civil and National Registration

The department’s responsibilities include registration of births, deaths, marriages, societies; issuance of Omang, and processing change of surname.


  • Department of Gender Affairs

The department’s responsibilities include the promotion of gender equity and also the coordination and facilitation in various aspects of gender policy development.

Contact Details

Call Centre Number – 0800 600 777

Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs

Block 8, Government Enclave, Khama Crescent

Private Bag 002



Tel: (+267)3611115 / 3611234 / 3611132

Fax: (+267) 3907426