Engineers Registration Board (ERB) is committed to preserving the respect, ethical standards, and interests of the engineering field.

This commitment is demonstrated through its support for uniform high standards in engineering regulation, its efforts to promote the profession’s development in Botswana, and its dedication to building trust and confidence among the public.

Ready for the engineering week 2024

The 4th annual engineering week will be hosted from March 4th – 8th, 2024.

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Renew your practicing certificate

Every practicing certificate lapses on December 31st annually. The renewal period commences on October 1st. To maintain your status as a member in good standing, remember to renew promptly.

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Embracing technology

As of October 1, 2023, all ERB certificates are now digital! Your certificates will be sent directly to your registered email.

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Competence Report Writing Workshops

The Engineers Registration Board (ERB) of Botswana organizes competency report writing workshops to empower engineers with the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare comprehensive and high-quality competency reports. These workshops provide a structured environment for aspiring professional engineers, engineering technologists and engineering technicians to enhance their understanding of the requirements and expectations set forth by the ERB. Through interactive sessions and practical exercises, participants learn how to effectively articulate their professional experiences, qualifications, and achievements in alignment with the ERB’s standards. By equipping engineers with the tools and insights needed to craft compelling competency reports, these workshops not only facilitate the registration process but also contribute to elevating the overall professionalism and credibility of the engineering community in Botswana

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mining Engineering

The Number of registrants has been steadily growing.

Since the Engineers Registration Act was introduced, there has been a consistent increase in registered engineers, technicians, and technologists across the four engineering branches. This trend ensures that only qualified and eligible practitioners undertake engineering work, thereby enhancing the profession’s quality and standards.

Over <b>10 200</b> registrants

Over 10 200 registrants

Demonstrating commitment to excellence and ethical practice of engineering.

<b>2000 +</b> Valid Practicing Certificate holders

2000 + Valid Practicing Certificate holders

Registration Categories

Graduate Category

To register in the graduate category, you must possess:

  1. Either a diploma, advanced diploma, technology degree or a degree in any recognized engineering discipline.
  2. Less than four (4) years post qualification experience in the engineering discipline you want to register in.

Registered Category

This is a transitional category if you do not meet the competence requirements to register in the Professional Category. To register in this category, you must:

  1. Possess either a diploma, advanced diploma, technology degree or a degree in any recognized engineering discipline.
  2. Be unable to demonstrate all the required competencies for professional registration.
  3. Have more than four(4) years post qualification experience in the engineering discipline you want to register in.

Professional Category

To register in the professional category, you must possess:

  1. Either a diploma, advanced diploma, technology degree or a degree in any recognized engineering discipline.
  2. More than four (4) years post qualification experience in the engineering discipline you want to register in.

Fees differ by categories

There are different categories of registration, Graduate, Registered, and Professional.

  • Application and Registration Fee: P500.00
  • Annual Practising Certificate Fee: P1000.00
  • Application Fee: P2500.00
  • Registration Fee: P1500.00
  • Annual Practising Certificate Fee: P1500.00
  • Application Fee: P2500.00
  • Registration Fee: P1500.00
  • Annual Practising Certificate Fee: P2500.00