PAYMENT OF VISA FEES

Kindly note that the High Commission will not accept cash/cheque for any Visa or Consular Fees. 

The Consular Section assists nationals and residents of Greece, Malta, Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain, respectively.

  1. All applicants must deposit the appropriate fee at the Bank Account of the High Commission, or pay when applying at the High Commission.
  2. All applicants are informed that the High Commission will only accept payment through Debit Card. Payment through Credit Card is no longer acceptable.
  3. Please ensure that you have all the required documents before making the deposit, as no refunds can be given.
  4. The applicant should submit the receipt with their Application Forms.
  5. Please ensure that the receipt Reference includes the name of applicant as well.
  6. A group payment on a single receipt is acceptable.
  7. The Consular Section is open from 10h00 to 15h00, Monday to Thursday.
  8. The collection is on the same day from 14h00 to 15h00.

The bank account details for the High Commission are:

Account Name: The High Commission of the Republic of Namibia
Bank Name: Barclays Bank
Account No. 00473545
Sort Code: 20-36-88
Swift Code: BUKBGB22
IBAN GB10BUKB20368800473545

A standard administration fee of £35.00 is applicable to all visa fees below.

VISA FEE

 

TYPE OF VISA SINGLE ENTRY FEE MULTIPLE ENTRY FEE
Volunteer £30.00 + £35.00 = £65.00       £50.00 + £35.00 = £85.00    
Research £50.00 + £35.00 = £85.00 £70.00 + £35.00 = £105.00
Expedition/Sport            £50.00 + £35.00 = £85.00 £70.00 + £35.00 = £105.00
Tourist/Holiday £60.00 + £35.00 = £95.00 £90.00 + £35.00 = £125.00
Business £90.00 + £35.00 = £125.00 £120.00 + £35.00 = £155.00
Media/Film £90.00 + £35.00 = £125.00 £120.00 + £35.00 = £155.00

NB. Please note that the above Fees (Visa and Administration) are NON REFUNDABLE.

NB. International Bank Transfers: Kindly note, applicants should pay all bank charges i.e. their own and recipient charges, failure to do this will result in your application being REJECTED!!! 


Visa Exemptions

Business Travellers

From the 1st August 2016, Business travellers for Meetings/Conferences from countries that have VISA Exemption Agreement with Namibia, will be issued with a VISA on arrival, at no cost.

Traveling to Namibia

As of the 01 August 2016, all citizens of countries whom we have VISA Exemption Agreements will be allowed to enter into Namibia for no longer than three (3) months per calendar year and will get Visitor’s Entry Permit (VEP) endorsement stamps at the Port of entry for the following reasons:

All visitors travelling to Namibia for business to work at their subsidiary companies, for example, to give training to local staff, conduct audits of their companies, volunteer work of any kind etc., are required to apply for employment permit/work visas in terms of section 27 of Immigration Control Act regardless of whether they are citizens of countries which are exempted. 

Exempted Countries List

 

FOREIGN NATIONALS

COUNTRIES WITH VISA EXEMPTION AGREEMENT WITH NAMIBIA

The following countries have VISA Exemption Agreements with Namibia:

Angola
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Belgium
Benin**
Botswana
Brazil
Burkina Faso**
Burundi**
Cabo Verde**
Cameroon**
Canada
Central African Republic (CAR)**
Chad**
Comoros**
Congo Brazzaville*
Cote d'Ivoire**
Cuba
Denmark
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)**
Djibouti**
Egypt**
Equatorial Guinea**
Eritrea**
Ethiopia**
Finland
France

Gabon**
The Gambia**
Germany
Ghana*(90 days from date of entry)
Guinea**
Guinea-Bissau**
Hong Kong
Iceland
India**
Ireland
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kyrgyzstan
Lesotho
Liberia**
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Macau (SAR)
Madagascar**
Malawi
Malaysia
Mauritania**
Mauritius
Moldova
Mozambique
Netherlands

New Zealand
Niger**
Norway
Portugal
Russian Federation
Rwanda**
Sao Tome and Principe**
Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic**
Senegal**
Seychelles
Sierra Leone**
Singapore
South Africa
Spain
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Togo**
Tunisia**
Turkmenistan
Uganda**
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uzbekistan
Venezuela*
Zambia
Zimbabwe

 

* Only Diplomatic, Official and Service passports
** Only Official and Diplomatic passport holders for a maximum period of 90 days per calendar year

Kindly note: The passport should at least be valid for a period of not less than 6 months from the date of arrival and there should be enough pages for endorsement of visas, at least not less than 3 blank pages.

All citizens of countries whom we have VISA Exemption Agreements are not required to obtain a visa and will be allowed to enter into Namibia and get Visitor´s Entry Permit (VEP) endorsement stamps at the Port of entry for the following reasons:

NB!!All visitors travelling to Namibia for business to work at their subsidiary companies, for example, give training to local staff, conduct audits of their companies, volunteer work of any kind etc. are required to apply for employment permit/work visas in terms of section 27 of Immigration Control Act regardless of whether they are citizens of countries which are exempted.

Work/Study/Research visas must be applied at the Ministry of Home Affairs. Check their website for more information www.mha.gov.na [2].

Here are the guidelines when travelling to and from Namibia with children. [3]

 

COUNTRIES QUALIFIED FOR VISAS ON ARRIVAL

The following countries are qualified for visas on arrival for all three categories of passports, being ordinary, diplomatic and official/service passports.

African countries

Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cameroon
Central Africa Republic (CAR)
Chad
Comoros
Cote d’ Ivore
Djibouti
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Gabon
The Gambia

Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Liberia
Madagascar
Mauritania
Niger
Rwanda
Sao Tome and Principe
Sierra Leone
Togo
Tunisia
Western Sahara Republic
Uganda

 

Other countries are as follows:

Belarus
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Chile
Czech Republic
Hungary
Mexico
Moldova
Nicaragua
Poland

Romania
Slovakia
South Korea
Venezuela
Vietnam
Thailand
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
Singapore
Ukraine

 

Visa on arrival will benefit the following categories of visitors:

NOTE: VISAS ON ARRIVAL EXCLUDES PEOPLE GOING TO NAMIBIA FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES THAT OBLIGATE ONE TO APPLY AND ACQUIRE EMPLOYMENT PERMIT IN ADVANCE.

HOW VISAS ON ARRIVAL WORK?

Visas on arrival pilot Phase project will start at Hosea Kutako International Airport as of September 25, 2019. The next phase will include the following ports of entry:

VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR NAMIBIANS TRAVELING ABROAD

Namibians ARE NOT required to obtain a visa when traveling as tourists to the countries listed below:

Angola
Bahamas
Botswana
Brazil (Only for Tourist visa, When traveling on Official and Business trips, visa is required)
Congo Brazzaville (Only Diplomatic, Official and Service passports)
Cuba
Ethiopia*
France (Only Diplomatic Passport are exempted for 3 months)
Ghana (Only Diplomatic, Official and Service passports)
Germany (Only Diplomatic passports)
Hong Kong (SAR)
India (Only Diplomatic and Official Passports are exempted up to 3 months)
Kenya
Lesotho
Macau (SAR)
Malawi
Malaysia
Mauritius
Mozambique
Philippines (Only Diplomatic and Official up to 21 days)
Rwanda (Entry visas are issued at any entry point)
Singapore
South Africa
Swaziland
Switzerland (Only Diplomatic and Official)
Tanzania
Trinidad & Tobago
Turkey (Only Diplomatic and Official Passports)
United Kingdom
Venezuela (Only Diplomatic, Official and Service passports)
Zambia
Zimbabwe
*Only Official business visitors - attending workshops, seminars and official functions of the AU and the UNECA and other UN Organizations