Barclays Bank of Botswana pledges to address all complaints impartially and ensure satisfactory closure. While we are keen to manage and resolve complaints, we allow you the opportunity to give us feedback and make suggestions on areas to improve. Voice your concerns so we can make it right.

Channels for lodging complaints or compliments
  • Stop by the Customer Service desk at your nearest branch
  • Complete a complaint/compliment feedback form found in-branch and drop in the box provided
  • Dial direct to the Customer Care team on +267 391 2129 or 0800 333 333 (toll free) between 08:00 and 16:15 hours during week days and 08:00 and 12:00 on Saturdays
  • Fax to +267 395 9780
  • Email to botswana.customerservice@barclays.com
  • Write a letter to Customer Care, Customer Contact Centre, Barclays Bank of Botswana, P O Box 478, Gaborone, Botswana

For complaints management, ensure that you

  • Register your complaint through any of the channels listed above
  • Get a reference number for your complaint
  • The complaints resolution process
Level 1 - Branch
  • All complaints not resolved at first point of contact are acknowledged with a reference number and within 24hours of receipt
  • Complaints resolution turn-around time is three working days

If your complaint is not resolved within three working days at the branch, and will take longer than five working days, we will issue a holding response letter detailing the status of the complaint and way forward

  • If you are not happy with the way your complaint is handled, contact the Branch Manager
Level 2 - Branch manager/ Regional manager
  • Where the Branch Service Representative is unable to resolve your complaint, it will be escalated to the Branch Manager or Regional Manager
  • Here, your complaint must be resolved within 10 days
  • If your complaint cannot be resolved at this stage, we will issue a holding response letter detailing the status of your complaint and way forward
  • Your complaint will be escalated to Level 3 if it has not been resolved at this stage
  • If you are not happy with the way your complaint was resolved, appeal to Customer Service- Head Office
Level 3 - Customer Service - Head office
  • Handles escalated complaints that were not resolved at Level 2
  • Customer Service- Head Office will conduct an independent review of your escalated complaint
  • If your complaint cannot be resolved at this stage, we will issue a final response letter explaining our position and permitting you to refer to the Banking Adjudicator if you are not happy with our position
After exhausting the bank’s internal processes and you are still unhappy with the resolution, you may contact:

Botswana Banking Ombudsman

Tel: +267 393 5409

Fax: +267 393 5406

Email: bankadjud@info.bw

Postal Address: Private Bag 00404, Gaborone

Physical Address: Bankers Association of Botswana, First National Bank House, 3rd Floor, Plot 8843, Khama Crescent

Should you seek further redress, after engaging the Botswana Banking Ombudsman, you may contact Bank of Botswana at the below contacts:

Bank of Botswana  

Tel: (267) 3606354

Fax: (267) 3913862

E-mail: motumisel@bob.bw

Postal Address: Private Bag 154, Gaborone,Botswana

Physical Address: Plot 17938, Khama Crescent, Gaborone,Botswana 

After exhausting the above levels of escalation, you may further seek assistance from the Courts of Law. 

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Need more help?

Call

Tel: +267 315 9575
Fax: +267 395 9780
BTC Toll free: 080 060 0444
Mascom Toll free: 150

Email

botswana.customerservice@barclays.com