PPADB codes are the key to doing business with the government of Botswana. Every year the government announces the budget for the following financial year. In the most recent budget speech, the expenditure for 2022/2023 is estimated to be P 69.79 billion.
In the PPADB registration process, you need to choose the ppadb codes your company wants to tender for with the government of Botswana. In this article, I am going to show you the different types of ppadb codes and how they are classified.
What is PPADB?
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) is a parastatal that regulates the government's public procurement process in Botswana. PPADB is an institution under the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MFED) and plays an important role in the central government procurement process including adjudication and awarding tenders to suitable vendors.
For a company to do business with the government, they need to register with PPADB using a PPADB code.
What are PPADB Codes?
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board uses codes to identify or categorize services or products. When applying for a code there is a set breakdown of the appropriate industry and services your business offers. These codes will determine the kind of government tender contract(s) your business is eligible to bid for.
Types of PPADB Codes
There are as many ppadb codes as there are industries and types of businesses. To make it easy to understand the PPDAB code registration process they are set in the following categories:
- Service providers
- Works contractors
How to Register for PPADB
- Choose the code category or Categories
- Pick form the listed PPADB Codes
- Check the minimum requirements for the codes you want
- Apply for the desired codes
- Wait for approval form the PPADB institution