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Do I need a visa for Namibia

do I need a visa for Namibia

All visitors to Namibia must have a valid passport for at least six months after the date of entry, and have sufficient pages for entry and exit stamps (at least three blank pages for the entry and exit stamps). All visitors must also have a valid return ticket. In addition, all visitors must have a visa, except those nationalities with which Namibia has the necessary visa exemption agreement.For certain countries, Namibia provides tourist visas; for others, visas must be requested ahead to arrival in the relevant home nation or nearest country through a Namibian embassy or consulate.

visitors from the following countries do not require visas:

Angola, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau SAR, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

visitors from the following countries can apply for a visa upon arrival in Namibia:

Belarus, Cambodia, Chile, Equatorial Guinea, Benin, Cape Verde, Comoros, Eritrea, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Cote d’ Ivoire, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Gambia, Burundi, Chad, Djibouti, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mexico, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Moldova, Rwanda, South Korea, Liberia, Nicaragua, São Tomé and Principe, Thailand, Madagascar, Niger, Sierra Leone, Togo, Mauritania, Poland, Singapore, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Vietnam and Western Sahara Republic.

do I need a visa for Botswana

For certain countries, Botswana provides tourist visas; for others, visas must be requested ahead to arrival and that can be done by Botswana's e-visa service. Check here if you need a visa and how to apply for an e-visa.

Image by Gerrie van der Walt

travelling with children to Namibia or Botswana

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