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Police Clearance Certificate

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Completed Visa Application form
  • Valid passport with at least 6 months validity from the date of entry and at least 3 or more blank pages.
  • One (1) colour passport photograph.
  • A document to confirm the applicant’s address during their time in Namibia. This may be either a Hotel booking, a Safari itinerary or an invitation letter is required if the applicant will be staying at the home with their family or friends.
  • For Business Visas, the requirement is a letter from the Company or NGO giving the applicant’s name and details of their visit.
  • Applicants must have (a) a return ticket; (b) adequate funds for the duration of their stay in Namibia.

  • Visitors with tourist visas are not allowed to engage in any employment (including voluntary work) while in Namibia.
  • We advise all visitors to consult their G.P. before travelling, to ensure that their inoculations are up to date. Yellow fever inoculation is a requirement only if the journey to Namibia entails passing through a yellow fever area.

Diplomatic and Official Passports

  • Completed Visa Application form.
  • Valid passport with at least 6 months validity from the date of entry.
  • One (1) colour passport photograph.
  • An official letter or Note Verbale from the applicant’s Diplomatic Mission/Organisation.
  • The Visa is issued at no cost.


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