Namibia visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Namibian Visa is not required for Zimbabweans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • The visa policy in Namibia permits citizens of Zimbabwe to visit Namibia for a duration of 90 days without a visa.
  • 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.
  • While travelling to Namibia, Zimbabwe nationals 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 Zimbabwe. There are international airports in Harare and Bulawayo.
  • Air Namibia, British Airways, South African Airways and Air Botswana are some of the carriers that fly from Zimbabwe to Namibia.
  • The estimated flight time from Harare to Windhoek, Namibia is 2 hours, 15 minutes and 5 hours, 10 minutes from Bulawayo.
  • Christianity is the most prominent religion in Namibia, with about 90% of the entire population. The Islam religion is also quite popular.
  • 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 has a subtropical desert climate, with two distinct climates. From June to September is winter in Namibia and summer is from November to April.
  • Namibia makes use of the Central Africa Time (GMT+2), both countries use the same timezone.
  • Etosha National Park, Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei and Cape Cross are some of the tourist destinations in Namibia visitors can visit.
  • 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 overwhelmingly 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.


When is the best time to visit Namibia?

If seeing wildlife is your main objective, the best time to visit all parks in Namibia, especially Etosha, is in the dry season from May to October. Even, Namibia is a scenic country and can be visited throughout the year.


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.


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.


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