Below you will find updated information issued for Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Operators as well as International and Domestic Tourists. The Public Regulations Measures from 01 July to 15 July 2021 is expanded in line with existing general populace regulations.
Official launch of the Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board.
The impact of Covid-19 has been dire for many countries including Namibia.
With the birth of this youngest IPA on the African Continent, we are switching gears on both domestic & FDI promotion strategies.
Ms. Nangula Nelulu-Uaandja, the former Managing Partner of PwC has been appointed as CEO of NIPDB, effective from January 2021.
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New measures for all travellers to Namíbia
The Ministry of Mines and Energy will suspend the consideration and processing of all new applications for mineral rights for nine months as of 18 November 2020 to 17 August 2021. This suspension will only affect prospective or new applications and was necessitated due to the ministry reviewing the requirements and procedures under the Minerals (Prospecting and Mining) Act relating to the application for mineral rights and other provisions not included in the Act. The suspension has been proposed for purposes of efficiency, and to allow the ministry to complete this process within the shortest time possible.
More information : Temporary Suspension of Mineral Rights
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.
See below more information:
STATE OF EMERGENCY COVID- 19 REGULATIONS
Presidential Term Two Action Plan – Consultative Meeting
Highlight key policy interventions to reconstruct & transform the economy.Question: What is the problem & which sectors do we need to reconstruct & transform?
What are the challenges faced by SME & Informal Sector?
COVID 19 – UPDATE BY MOHSS MINISTER DR KALUMBI SHANGULA – 01 JUNE 2020