Summary

Avoid driving outside towns at night as wildlife and stray livestock pose a serious hazard. See Road travel.

There is a growing level of violent street crime affecting foreign tourists, particularly in Windhoek. See Crime.

If travelling along the Caprivi Strip, stick to the well-travelled routes. See Local travel.

You should carry identification with you at all times. A photocopy of the relevant pages from your passport is sufficient.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Most visits to Namibia are trouble-free.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling. 

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