Namibia Cross-Border Information

Dialling Code (00264)
Contact Details
Namibia High Commission
+27 (012) 481 9100
Namibia Tourism +27 (021) 422-3298
Namibia Tourist Office     

+264 61 290 600

CBC (Cross-border charges)





+264 6329 7095

Customs +264 6328 0023
Noordoewer Border Post +264 6329 7147
Customs Windhoek (For Carnets) Tel: +264 61 209 2060 / 2424
Roads Authority Namibia +264 61 284 7215
SA Representative Tel: +264 612 057 111
Visas are not required by SA passport holders for tourism purposes. Business travellers going to Namibia to physically do business, a visa is required.
For more information regarding food restrictions, passports/visa and pet travel enquiries, please contact the consulate/embassy – contact details above.
Health Requirements
Compulsory Vaccinations Yellow Fever (if coming from an affected area)
Recommended Vaccinations
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Typhoid
  • Polio
  • Tetanus
Precautions Malaria risk
Documents Required
  • Valid passport of the driver
  • Certified copy of vehicle registration papers in the name of the driver
  • Letter of authority from the registered owner if the vehicle is not owned by the driver
  • If vehicle is still being financed, carry a letter of authority from the bank (must include dates of travel) together with the vehicle license papers.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Carnet de Passage: Only compulsory if the vehicle is being shipped to Namibia. Police Clearance Certificates are not required for temporary importation. These are only required if the vehicle is being used for rental purposes or if the importer is in the country on a working permit.
  • Permit: Allowed up to three months, if staying in Namibia for longer and on a working permit, a provisional payment of duties valued at 16.5% of the value of the car has to be paid to customs. This is refundable upon the car’s export from Namibia. The work permit must be shown on the passport and on the letter from the company in Namibia confirming that you will be working for them. Cars registered in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique and Botswana do not need to obtain a Carnet.
  • ZA Sticker:
  • Motor Insurance Certificate: Obtainable at the Border Free of Charge. Valid for 30 days
AA Club
AA Namibia
Physical Address 78 Sam Nujoma Drive, Bougain Villas, Jenny’s Place, Klein-Windhoek
Postal Address PO Box 61, Windhoek, Namibia
Tel +264 6122 4201
Currency Namibian Dollar (NAD)