Kindly note that the Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) has reported that the .BW Registry service is currently down. The outage affected the following services:

  • Domain Name Registrations (for all .bw ccTLDs)
  • Domain Renewals (for all .bw ccTLDs)
  • Domain Transfers (for all .bw ccTLDs)
  • Nameserver Update/Change (for all .bw ccTLDs)

The BOCRA technical team is working around the clock to resolve the matter and you will be notified once all services are restored. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused by this. 


For More Information Please Contact:


Mr. Nonofo Ramotsababa

Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority

Plot 50671 Independence Avenue

Gaborone, Botswana

M: +267 77659268

T : +267 395 7755

F : +267 395 7976

E :


Wednesday, January 18, 2023

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