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 flight ticket / itinerary

* Deed of Surety, signed by invitor if invited (Please find the form under Application forms)

* Proof of Namibian legal status of invitor (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

• Motivation Letter
• Invitation Letter from business partner in Namibia
• 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

• 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 400excluding bank chargeswhen the passport is picked up from the Embassy by a courier.

It costs SEK 500 per passportexcluding bank chargeswhen 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 done on one payment order.

Cash payment i.e. the exact change is also acceptable when the passport is delivered to the Embassy by hand.

Please note that the application fee for visa is not refundable.

 

It takes 7 working days for processing!

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!

/ 10 June 2016