Foreign travel advice

Namibia

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. 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.

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.