The information provided should be used as a guideline only

Dialling Code (00264) Contact Details
Namibia High Commission +27 (012) 481 9100
Namibia Tourism +27 (021) 422-3298

Namibia Tourist Office



+264 61 290 600

+264 6329 7095

CBC (Cross-border charges)


Customs +264 6328 0023
Noordoewer Border Post +264 6329 7147
Customs Windhoek (For Carnets) Tel: +264 61 209 2060 / 2424
Email: info.customs@gov.mof.na
Roads Authority Namibia +264 61 284 7215
SA Representative  

Tel: (00 264 61)2057111

Juliana Saal

Email: info@aa-namibia.com


Visas are not required by SA passport holders for tourism purposes. Business travellers going to Namibia to physically do business, a visa is required.

For more information regarding;

  • food restrictions,
  • passports/visa and,
  • pet travel enquiries,

Please contact the consulate/embassy – contact details above.


Health Requirements Compulsory Vaccinations Yellow Fever (if coming from an affected areas)
Recommended Vaccinations  

  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Typhoid
  • Polio
  • Tetanus


Precautions Malaria risk
Documents Required  

Valid passport of the driver

Certified copy of vehicle registration papers in the name of the driver

Letter of authority from the registered owner if the vehicle is not owned by the driver

If vehicle is still being financed, carry a letter of authority from the bank (must include dates of travel) together with the vehicle license papers.

Valid driver’s license

Carnet de Passage: Only compulsory if the vehicle is being shipped to Namibia. Application forms can be downloaded here. Police Clearance Certificates are not required for temporary importation. These are only required if the vehicle is being used for rental purposes or if the importer is in the country on a working permit.

Permit: Allowed up to three months, if staying in Namibia for longer and on a working permit, a provisional payment of duties valued at 16.5% of the value of the car has to be paid to customs. This is refundable upon the car’s export from Namibia. The work permit must be shown on the passport and on the letter from the company in Namibia confirming that you will be working for them. Cars registered in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique and Botswana do not need to obtain a Carnet.

ZA Sticker: Available at any AA Accredited Sales Agent store

Motor Insurance Certificate: Obtainable at the Border Free of Charge. Valid for 30 days

AA Club AA Namibia  

78 Sam Nujoma Drive, Bougain Villas, Jenny’s Place, Klein-Windhoek

PO Box 61, Windhoek, Namibia

+264 6122 4201



Currency Namibian Dollar (NAD)