Foreign travel advice
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.
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.