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Business Visa
All visitors travelling to Namibia for business purposes need a Visa prior to travel. The business visa in Namibia is defined as the Visa issued to people looking for:

  • prospects to set up formal business in Namibia,
  • exploratory or fact-finding business missions,
  • business people attending meetings at subsidiaries of their parent companies,
  • Official government visits,
  • Attending conferences, corporate events (not work) and meetings for which no remuneration is received,
  • Charities, voluntary and expedition missions,
  • Attending short training courses (not more than 90 days), sports events, expositions and trade fairs.

Visa Requirements for Foreigners travelling to Namibia
Nationals from the countries listed below are not required to obtain Visas to travel to Namibia on holiday for visits shorter than three months:

Angola

Ireland

Norway

Australia

Italy

Portugal

Austria

Japan

Russian Federation [**]

Belgium

Kenya

South Africa

Botswana

Lesotho

Singapore

Brazil

Liechtenstein

Spain

Canada

Luxembourg

Swaziland

Cuba

Macau (SAR)

Sweden

Denmark

Malaysia

Switzerland

Finland

Malawi

Tanzania

France

Mauritius

United Kingdom

Germany

Mozambique

United States of America

Hong Kong (SAR)

New Zealand

Zambia

Iceland

Netherlands

Zimbabwe


[** Also  the following States: Armenia, Azerbijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan]

Visa Requirements for Namibians travelling abroad
Namibian Nationals do not require Visas when travelling to the countries listed below:

Angola *

Lesotho

Switzerland *

Botswana

Macau (SAR)

Tanzania

Brazil

Malawi

The Bahamas

Canada

Malaysia

Trinidad and Tobago

Cuba

Mauritius

United Kingdom

Ethiopia***

Seychelles

Zambia

Germany**

Singapore

Zimbabwe

Hong Kong (SAR)

South Africa

Kenya

Swaziland

* Applies only to Official and Diplomatic Passport Holders
** Applies only to Holders of Diplomatic Passports
*** Applies only to official business visitors - attending workshops, seminars and official functions of the AU and the UNECA and other UN Organs


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