NAMIBIA HAS LIFTED ITS STATE OF EMERGENCY ON SEPTEMBER 17. THE COUNTRY WILL NOW BE GUIDED BY THE NEW PUBLIC HEALTH COVID-19 GENERAL REGULATIONS DERIVED FROM THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ACT OF 2015. THE NEW REGULATIONS HAVE BEEN IN FORCE AS FROM 24TH OF SEPTEMBER 2020 AND WILL END ON 21 OF OCTOBER 2020.
Only Namibian Citizens, Namibian Permanent Residence Permit holders and those domiciled in Namibia to be permitted to enter the country.
Travellers going for business, education, health or tourism purposes will be permitted to enter the country . These categories, with the exception of tourists will be required to obtain prior approval through the Namibian missions 14 days in advance before traveling to Namibia.
Travellers are required to present a negative SARS- COV PCR test, valid for seven days upon arrival. Travellers to be tested for COVID-19 on day five of the quarantine period at any facility and location of their choice.
All travelers except tourist to be subjected to mandatory quarantine at own cost, at government approved quarantine facilities (available@ www.namibiaturismboard.com.na). Namibian citizens may apply in advance for safe quarantine at their residences at own cost.
All travellers, except tourists, to remain at the quarantine facilities for a period of seven days, depending on the second COVID-19 test results. Travellers to make own arrangement for the COVID-19 test in Namibia.
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