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Namibia Travel Restrictions

11.32% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 10.68% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Namibia.

Outgoing travel to NamibiaTravelling from New Zealand to Namibia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 168 hours before departing to Namibia.

Details and exceptions

Requirement does not apply to travelers under 5 years of age.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Namibia.

Details and exceptions

Travelers arriving without a valid negative COVID-19 test result are required to take a COVID-19 test on the same day at their own cost and will be subject to quarantine. If test is negative, no further quarantine required. If test is positive, traveler will be isolated at their own cost.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Namibia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Namibia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Namibia will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Namibia

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Namibia.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Namibia with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Namibia with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 168 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Namibia is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Namibia are open. Bars in Namibia are open.