Namibia visa requirements for Burkinabes

Travel and visa requirements

Namibian Visa is not required for Burkinabes

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • The visa policy in Namibia provides that Burkina Faso citizens can only gain entry Namibia by obtaining a visa on arrival.
  • This visa on arrival permits them to stay in Namibia for a duration of 90 days.
  • Prospective visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Namibia. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Namibia and proof of enough funds to spend during your stay in the country, which could be a recent bank statement.
  • Burkina Faso citizens are required to provide evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Namibia. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in the country.
  • Tourists with amounts above NAD 50,000 will be required to declare it on arrival and departure.
  • Intending visitors can get to Namibia from international airports in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Royal Air Maroc, Turkish Airlines, South African Airways and Tap Air Portugal are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Namibia.
  • The estimated flight time from Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo to Windhoek, Namibia is 23 hours, 10 minutes.
  • Namibia has a subtropical desert climate, with two distinct climates. From June to September is winter in Namibia and summer is from November to April.
  • The Namibian Dollar and South African Rand are the currencies used in Namibia. Tourists can exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • Afrikaans, German and English enjoys equal status as official languages in Namibia. There are about 30 other indigenous languages being spoken in Namibia.
  • Transportation in Namibia can be facilitated by car rentals and taxis.
  • Namibia makes use of the Central Africa Time (GMT+2), which puts Namibia two hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Etosha National Park, Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei and Cape Cross are some of the tourist destinations in Namibia visitors can visit.
  • Christianity is the most widespread religion in Namibia, with about 90% of the entire population. The Islam religion is also quite prominent.
  • Tourists travelling to Namibia can budget an average of $60 to spend on expenses per day.
  • The power and socket plug used in Namibia are of type D and M. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Biltong, potjiekos, kapana and fat cakes and mopane worms are some of the delicacies tourists can try while in Namibia.
  • Tourists are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities and also monitor local news broadcasts.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel to Namibia?

Namibia is overwhelming, a peaceful and welcoming country. However, there are still issues with both poverty and gang violence, which has lead to increased personal and petty crime. Tourists are to be careful and cautious while in the country.

Can you use rand in Namibia?

The Rand and Namibian Dollar are both legal tenders in Namibia. Credit cards are accepted at most supermarkets, restaurants, and accommodation establishments in urban Namibia. But outlets in rural areas are more likely to only accept cash payment.

How populous is Namibia?

Namibia is the 41st largest African country by population, with a bit over two million people living there (precisely 2,280,700). The top 10 African countries by population are Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Sudan, Algeria, and Uganda.

Can you drink the tap water in Namibia?

Tap water in Namibia is either purified or comes directly from boreholes and is therefore safe to drink. Tourists can also purchase bottled mineral water which is readily available at shops and resorts.