TOURIST / VISITOR’S VISA


Foreign nationals (citizens from countries not exempted from visa requirements) wishing to visit Namibia (not for employment) should apply for visas before embarking upon their journey to Namibia for the purpose or reasons of visit which may include the following:

  •  Holiday/tourism/vacation
  •  Visiting friends or relatives
  •  Attending meetings
  •  Exploring business opportunities
  •  Medical treatment

Upon arrival at the Ports of entry in Namibia, the usual normal Visitor’s Entry Permit (VEP) will be endorsed in their passports with the specific remark.

The maximum of ninety (90) days per year for visit may be taken once off or in part.
Visitors with tourist /visitor’s visas are not allowed to engage in any employment while in the country.
Business persons coming to Namibia 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 permits/work visas in terms of Section 27 of the Immigration Control Act (Act No. 7 of 1993) regardless of whether they are citizens of countries which are exempted.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR TOURIST VISA AND VISITOR’S VISA WHEN VISITING FRIENDS AND RELATIVES:


* Completed Visa application form - Fill in the application form online, print out and sign
* Valid passport - Passport must be valid at least six (6) months after departure from Namibia
* Two (2) passport photos in color - Write your name on the back of the photos
* Copy of confirmed return ticket/itinerary
* Proof of means of sustenance while in Namibia
* Proof of Namibian legal status of Inviter if invited
* Proof of payment

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR VISITOR’S VISA WHEN ATTENDING MEETINGS AND EXPLORING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:


* Completed Visa application form - Fill in the application form online, print out and sign
* Valid passport - Passport must be valid at least six (6) months after departure from Namibia
* Two (2) passport photos in color - Write your name on the back of the photos
* Copy of confirmed return ticket/itinerary
* Proof of means of sustenance while in Namibia
* Invitation Letter from Inviter/Organization/Business partner if invited
* Motivation Letter from Applicant/Employer (if not invited)
* Proof of legal status of Inviter/Business partner
* Proof of payment

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR VISITOR’S VISA WHEN VISITING FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT


* Completed Visa application form - Fill in the application form online, print out and sign
* Valid passport - Passport must be valid at least six (6) months after departure from Namibia
* Two (2) passport photos in color - Write your name on the back of the photos
* Copy of confirmed return ticket/itinerary
* Proof of means of sustenance while in Namibia
* Motivation Letter
* Confirmation Letter from Medical Institution/Hospital/Private Consultant in Namibia
* Proof of payment

SINGLE AND MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA

The multiple entry visas will be granted on the basis of reasonable grounds.

PAYMENT:
It costs SEK 400 excluding bank charges when the passport is picked up from the Embassy by a courier.
It costs SEK 500 per passport excluding bank charges when the passport is returned by registered mail.
Please note that ALL bank charges are to be paid by the applicant!
Payment should be made to the Embassy´s bankgiro No: 5437-0002 (Domestic payments only)
SEB Swift code: ESSESESS
SEB IBAN No: SE0950 0000 0005 2771 0156 41
SEB Account No: 5277 10 156 41
Write your name on the payment order and indicate that payment is for visa.
If several people are travelling together, payment can be made on one payment order.
 
Please note that the application fee for visa is not refundable.

Visa will be issued once payment has been made and the money is on the Embassy Bank account. It usually takes 2 - 3 working days.

Incomplete applications will delay the processing of visas.

Passports sent by registered mail MUST be sent to the Embassy postal (Box) address. Please do not address the letter to any staff member!

 

/ 24 July 2017