An employment permit is designed for foreign workers to take up employment in Namibia for a period that exceeds six (6) months. When submitting an employment permit, it is essential to prove that the applicant possesses the required skills, qualifications and experience in their specific field.
Applications should be made in your home country or country where you hold temporary residency and applicants should already be in possession of the visa before attempting to enter Namibia.
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Granted for up to 2 years
Allows you to lawfully work
Applicable to assignments exceeding 6 months
Applications must be made prior to entering Namibia
A work permit application is a highly complex process involving multiple layers within the Department of Home Affairs. A proof of advertisement as well as a report on the unsuccessful candidates should be submitted together with the supporting documents to consider an application. The Department of Home Affairs will only accept and approve an application where they identify the scarce skills are required within a company. It takes 3 – 6 months to obtain the outcome of this application. The Department of Home Affairs in Namibia runs several inspections within the receiving company in Namibia, hence, it is quintessential for the company to be fully professional prior to submitting an application.
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