How To Apply For a Passport In Namibia

- Advertisement -

How To Apply For a Passport In Namibia

What is Passport?

A passport is an official governmental document that contains a given person’s identity. It helps its holder travel under its protection to and from foreign countries. The document certifies the personal identity and nationality of its holder.

How To Apply For a Passport In Namibia

REQUIREMENTS FOR A NEW NAMIBIAN PASSPORT

  • Duly filled-in application form. (Forms are only available at the High Commission.)
  • Two identical colour passport-size photos, signed by the Applicant on the back.
  • A good quality photocopy of the personal page of your current passport.
  • A good quality photocopy of your Namibian Birth Certificate.
  • A good quality photocopy of both sides of your Namibian Identity Document (ID).
  • A good quality photocopy of your Namibian Citizenship Certificate (if an applicant was born outside Namibia).
  • A good quality photocopy of your Marriage Certificate (if applicable).
  • Proof of payment receipt/print out of receipt (online payments) (see FEES below)
  • A copy of the Divorce certificate when changing to maiden name.
  • If your passport is lost or stolen, you must report this to your local police. You should obtain a document from them to say that the passport has been reported missing, and submit this document when you apply for a new passport. (Metropolitan police do not issue lost property reports, but done online athttps://www.reportmyloss.com/uk/register

NB! Passport photo:

  • Size: 45mm x 35mm
  • White Background
  • No reflection on eyes, for those who wear spectacles (or remove the spectacles)
  • No hair/fringe on the forehead
  • No Earrings (for Men)
  • No cornrows or platting of hair (for Men)
  • Ears, neck, and shoulders clearly appear
  • Shoulders should be covered

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to get a passport in Namibia?

How much is the passport in Namibia 2021? The e-passport will cost N$160 for the time being, until government gazettes the new fee of N$200, which was approved by Cabinet last year.

How long does it take to apply for a passport in Namibia?

How long does it take? In general the process for a new passport ranges from 2 – 4 months. However, the speed at which your papers will be processed depends greatly on your ability to furnish the Embassy with all the proper documents.

How strong is the Namibian passport?

As of 07 July 2021, Namibian citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 78 countries and territories, ranking the Namibian passport 72nd in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley Passport Index.

How long does a Namibian Id take?

How long does it take to get an ID in Namibia? The issuance of a national identity card took 100 days in April 2014, by October 2015 it had been reduced to 16 days. The MHAI reached the goal of reducing the turnaround time for issuing the national identity card to 20 days by April, 2016.

Is Namibia passport visa free to UK?

- Advertisement -

UK is open with restrictions for travel. Most visitors from Namibia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter UK. You are required to have mandatory quarantine. Find travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements to travel UK.

Is Namibia a free country?

Namibia is free from war and insurgencies. However, police brutality is a problem, as well as abuse of suspects in custody.

Does Namibia allow dual citizenship?

Namibian citizens who are citizens only by birth or descent may hold dual citizenship if the laws of the other country allow such dual citizenship. “Namibian Constitution Article 1(1). ? Namibian Constitution Article 42).

Can a foreigner buy a house in Namibia?

Namibian citizens who are citizens only by birth or descent may hold dual citizenship if the laws of the other country allow such dual citizenship. “Namibian Constitution Article 1(1). ? Namibian Constitution Article 42).

Which countries do not need a visa for Namibia?

Holders of diplomatic, official or service passports issued to nationals of Ghana, Congo, India, Nigeria, Poland, Rwanda, Turkey and Venezuela do not require a visa to enter Namibia. African holders of diplomatic or official passports are exempted from Namibian visas.

Can foreigners get married in Namibia?

If a Namibian wishes to marry a foreigner, a certificate of fitness is required from the foreigner’s country of birth. This basically states that he or she is fit to marry, and isn’t currently married. There are no residency requirements to get married in Namibia. Couple must get a marriage license.

How much is it to renew a passport in Namibia?

AS of today ordinary passports and refugee passports will cost an extra N$200. This was announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security last week. The renewal of lost and damaged passports will cost N$800, which is twice the original fee.

How do I extend my visa in Namibia?

Visas are valid up to three months from the date of issue for stays of up to three months from date of entry. Extensions for a further three months are available from the Ministry of Home Affairs in Windhoek. Applications Consulate (or Consular section at High Commission); see Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

Does Nigeria need visa to Namibia?

Nigerian citizens need a visa to enter Namibia. However, you must posses a valid international passport and yellow fever card before you can apply for Namibia visa.

Can Namibians travel to USA?

USA is open for travel. Most visitors from Namibia can travel to USA without restrictions.

Is Namibia visa free to Kenya?

Namibian Visa is not required for Kenyans.

Is Namibia a good place to live?

Is Namibia a safe place to live? Namibia is generally a very safe country, especially compared to neighboring South Africa. Still, the high rate of poverty and unemployment leads to a fair amount of opportunistic crime. The most common types of crimes are pickpocketing, purse-snatching, and vehicle theft and break-ins.

- Advertisement -