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Useful facts, information and hints and tips about life in Namibia.


Read about all the different permit options for immigration to Namibia.


Read about our services, how we assist with all Namibia permits and visas as well as relocation issues.

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Travel Visas

Learn here about obtaining your travel visa for Namibia, special passes and the entry requirements.

Namibia Work Visa for short stays

Namibia offers two types of work permissions – a Namibia work visa which is a short term temporary work visa (up to 6 months) and a work permit which is for a longer period of time (1 to 3 years).

You can access more information on a Namibia work visa here and below we detail the requirements for a Namibia work permit.

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For those who prefer a personal consultation and are seeking advice you can contact us on + 27 (0) 21 424 2460 or email us here.

Who needs a work visa?

It is not permissible to carry out any work in Namibia if you are a non resident or not a Namibian citizen if you are not in

Namibia work visa applicaton

An example Namibia work visa application form

possession of the appropriate work visa.

A work visa is designed for those foreign workers ion short term assignments of up to 6 months.

How long does the process take?

Obtaining a Namibia work visa is not a short process and processing times vary from 7 to 90 working days. It therefore follows that any application for a Namibia work visa be made in ample time.

How should you apply for a Namibian work visa?

Applications should be made before entering Namibia and applicants should already be in possession of the work visa prior to entry.

What are the requirements?

The Namibian immigration authorities are very strict with applications and they need to submitted in full to avoid refusal. Applications for a work visa will need to include:

  • A correctly completed application form.
  • A motivation letter from applicant.
  • The applicants CV.
  • Proof of qualifications of applicant.
  • A Police clearance from country of origin as well as Namibia if resident there before.
  • A satisfactory radiological Report.
  • A Deed of Surety.
  • Copies of all passport pages.

Getting help with your Namibia work visa application

Intergate Immigration offers a full Namibia work visa application service. Our service commences with a fee and on obligatory work visa consultation and if retained you can look forward to expert advice, compilation of the application and submission with monitoring.

You can call one of our team on + 27 (0) 21 424 2460 or email your enquiry here.