Hosea Kutako International airport is open and flights are operating to/from Germany, Ethiopia and South Africa, from where there are onward connections. Check with your travel company for the latest information.
*Entry to Namibia: Airports are open as well as sea ports and some land borders. If intending to use a land border, you should check that it is open before travelling.
On 11 January, South Africa closed all land borders until 15 February for general entry and departure. For more details please see the https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/south-africa
-Testing before arrival: Any person entering Namibia must present proof on arrival in Namibia of a negative COVID-19 test taken in the country of departure. The test result must not be older than 7 days (or 168 hours) at the time of entry into Namibia. This requirement also applies to anyone who has been vaccinated against COVID-19 – a negative test must still be produced before entry into the country. Permanent residents do not need to provide a negative test on arrival but in that case will have to quarantine for 7 days. You should check with your airline for any regulations they might have for a negative test result in order to travel. You should arrange to take a private test. Further details can be found on the Namibian High Commission to the UK’s website. Internal Restrictions:
*Travel in Namibia: On 16 December 2020, the Government of Namibia announced that Namibia has entered a second wave of COVID-19. Details on COVID-19 case numbers and current regulations are available on the Ministry of Health and Social Services website. Public health measures are in place which must be adhered to at all times. The measures are in force until midnight on 30 April, and state that you must: • Adhere to the nationwide curfew which prevents any movement between the hours of 10pm and 4am; • Wear a face mask correctly at all times in public spaces including on public transport; • Maintain social distancing; •Avoid crowded public places; •Limit public gatherings to 100 persons. Registers of attendees must be maintained, temperature checks recorded, and hand sanitising facilities put in place. Face masks and social distancing of at least 2 metres are mandatory.
In addition: • All business premises must ensure that customers wear facemasks correctly and hand sanitise on entry; •Public health measures must be adhered to when using public transport, for the duration of the journey, and the destination must be reached before the start of curfew hours; • Spectators are not allowed at sporting events.
Enforcement of public health measures will be undertaken by police and law enforcement personnel. You should comply with any instructions given.