COVID-19 Information Namibia

The vast spaces and enthralling beauty of Namibia offer you one of the safest places on earth in which to relax and rejuvenate, where social distancing is easy and the healing power of the earth is almost tangible!

The rapid response by the Nation, together with careful monitoring and a well-established and facilitated testing and vaccination program ensure that your safety when visiting Namibia is paramount.

We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful country!

Notes

This document will be updated promptly should the information contained herein be amended by the Namibian Regulatory Authorities.

The GRN Government Gazette of 31st March 2021 states the following requirements for entry to Namibia by Non-Namibians:

…may not enter Namibia unless such persons at the time of entering Namibia present to an authorised person a negative Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test test result or SARS-CoV-2 PCR test result from the country of departure, which test result –

(a) is not older than seven days calculated from the date that the sample for testing was taken;

and

(b) was issued by a laboratory that is certified in that country to issue Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test test results or SARS-CoV-2 PCR test results.”

Recommendations

  • It is greatly important that you remain well-informed on the relevant, current test requirements for entry back into your own/another country, following a stay in Namibia.
  • Please take careful note of the opening times of the various testing facilities, especially over weekends.
  • Check which facililties require you to make an appointment in advance, in order for your Covid-19 test to be performed.
  • Ensure when finalising your travel arrangements that you will be able to reach your chosen facility timeously, should you be travelling from other areas on that day.

Should you require assistance in this regard, please do not hesitate to contact ATC Namibia.

Testing Facilities Namibia

Status as of 22nd June 2021      /    Issued by the Namibia Travel and Tourism Forum