NAMIBIAN WORK VISA SPECIALISTS
The Republic of Namibia is located in the south-western part of Africa and has a population of about 2.1 Million and an area of 824,292 km². Namibia is one of the most fascinating and diverse countries in the world. It is world-famous for the highest dunes in the world at Sossusvlei and for the Etosha National Park, one of the world’s greatest conservation areas. Namibia’s agricultural sector is an integral part of its economy as well as a great abundance of natural resources such as diamonds, gold, copper and industrial minerals. Namibia is also home to rich fishing grounds being one of the most productive in the world. If you are looking to grow your business or bring in the valuable skill set of your foreign employees into this jurisdiction, Namibia offers various immigration options for exploring business opportunities, and for undertaking work. Please contact us for more information on how we may assist you in Namibia.
President Geingob declared a partial lockdown in two regions in Namibia, Khomas and Erongo, from 27 March until 17 April, as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is expected that the president may declare a nationwide lockdown hereon.
The Department of Home Affairs is still processing applications during the period of lockdown for visa extensions particularly for foreigners who are in-country and are unable to travel out due to suspension of flights and global travel restrictions.
Holistic Expatriation Solutions
Tourist visas are issued to individuals who would like to sojourn in Namibia on holiday for a period not exceeding 90 days.
A Business visa allows the holder thereof to enter Namibia for professional activities such as meetings, research, conferences or visiting a subsidiary branch of the parent company.
Those who are self-employed or intend to establish or invest in a Namibian business may apply for an investor’s permit.
Short Term Work Permit
A Short-term work permit is designed for foreign workers to take up employment in Namibia on a temporary assignment of up to 6 months.
An employment permit is designed for foreign workers to take up employment in Namibia for a period that exceeds six (6) months.
Foreign nationals who are married to a Namibian citizen may apply for a spousal visa.
A study permit allows the holder to reside in Namibia whilst studying at a Namibian institution of primary, secondary, or tertiary education.
Accompanying Spouse & Children
The visa category allows the holders thereof to lawfully accompany their spouse while they are on a work assignment in Namibia.