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Frequently Asked Questions

A visa is required if you are travelling from a country that is not visa exempted. Your passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months after the date you enter Namibia. For information about visa exemptions, visit our website on the following link

You can apply for a Namibia Tourist Visa at the nearest Namibian Embassy or online on the following link Visa application fees are available from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security’s website at

You’ll need one blank page in your passport to enter Namibia. If you’re travelling with children, you must carry a full birth certificate and a written affidavit.

Upon arrival at the Ports of entry in Namibia, a Visitor’s Entry Permit (VEP) will be endorsed in the passports with the specific remarks. The maximum of ninety (90) days per year for a visit may be taken once off or in part.

While English is the official language, Afrikaans and German are widely spoken in Namibia.

The currency used throughout the country is the Namibian dollar. Mastercard and Visa are widely accepted throughout the country.
You can visit Namibia any time of the year as it is usually dry and warm. Wildlife viewing is best in the dry season, which is from May to October.
Public transportation in Namibia covers the bare minimum. Thus, the best way to get around the country is by car.
Namibia is a great destination for your next family vacation, the country is very safe and there are activities for everyone to enjoy.
Namibia is forward-thinking on LGBT rights than many African nations. All visitors are asked to maintain an understanding of local cultural sensitivities. With this in mind, Namibia welcomes all to its uniquely beautiful landscapes.
There are no compulsory vaccinations required for Namibia, however, we recommend you consult with your local travel clinic for the most up-to-date recommendations, particularly with regard to malaria prophylactics. Proof of yellow fever vaccination is required if you are coming from or have transited through an airport of a country where yellow fever occurs.
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Damaraland/Kaokoland
  • Namib – Naukluft Park
  • Swakopmund/Walvis Bay
  • Spitzkoppe
  • Skeleton Coast
  • Etosha National Park
  • Kavango/Zambezi

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