The Namibian government has announced that, with the exception of Namibian citizens and residents, travellers arriving from countries affected by Ebola virus disease will not be allowed entry into Namibia. Those who are allowed to enter will be subject to screening.

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.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.