Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Namibia’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.
If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.
It is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check your cover. See the FCDO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.
Avoid driving outside towns at night as wildlife and stray livestock pose a serious hazard. See Road travel
Violent street crime can affect foreign tourists, particularly in Windhoek. See Crime
If travelling along the Zambezi region, stick to the well-travelled routes. See Local travel
You should carry identification with you at all times. Unless you need to have your passport with you for immigration purposes or passing through security checkpoints, leave it in your hotel safe and carry a photocopy for ID.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Namibia, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
Most visits to Namibia are trouble-free.
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.