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.