COVID-19 travel restrictions: Namibia –

This article has been written on the June 7, 2022 and contains accurate information. However, we highly recommend you check the latest travel requirements before you book a trip since covid regulations are constantly updating.

Can I enter Namibia?

Currently, Namibia is open to travelers from all over the world. however, several COVID-19 restrictions are in place.

Before departing for Namibia, please make sure you fulfill the requirements of the Trusted Travel System.

Naukluft National Park, Namibia — Shutterstock

Can I enter Namibia if I am vaccinated?

You can enter Namibia if you are vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated at least 14 days after completing your vaccination course.

As of April 2022, the following vaccines are approved in Namibia:

  • Sputnik VU
  • Pfizer
  • Janssen
  • Covishield
  • Covilo

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A certificate vaccination

Can I enter Namibia if I am unvaccinated?

Unvaccinated travelers can enter Namibia.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • A negative PCR test result no older than 72 hours or a rapid antigen test no older than 24 hours

Can I leave Namibia?

Both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers can leave Namibia. Please check the requirements of your destination country in advance to make sure you will be permitted to travel.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A document confirming your vaccination status

In addition, please check the potential requirement to present a negative COVID-19 test result at your destination.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (the relevant period and kind of test may vary, please check the destination country’s requirements)

COVID-19 situation in Namibia currently

Currently, the COVID-19 situation in Namibia is moderate.


Is it safe to travel to Namibia right now?

International travel to Namibia is relatively safe now. In March 2022, the mask mandate has been lifted. You should still wear a mask as a general preventive measure.

Is Windhoek open for travel now?

Windhoek is open for travel now.

Do I have to go into quarantine if I go to Namibia?

Currently, all travelers are exempt from quarantine in Namibia.

How do I get a health pass to travel to Namibia?

Please adhere to the Trusted Travel System when traveling to Namibia.

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