As from 01 September 2020, Namibia re-opens the Hosea Kutako International Airport to international tourists. This is a targeted initiative for leisure travelers and will be reviewed bi-weekly and amend as necessary.
All visitors must adhere to current safety and health regulations under the COVID-19 State of the Emergency.
Entry into the country will only be allowed via Hosea Kutako International Airport as from 01 September 2020.
All tourist arrivals must have a negative PCR result not older than 72 hours before boarding to be allowed entry into Namibian territory.
Tourists must complete an epidemiological questionnaire to be submitted together with the full travel itinerary to health staff on the ground at the airport. Click here to download the form.
Tourists must have travel insurance that covers medical care or an unexpected extended hotel stay.
Testing/Screening on Arrival
All international passengers arriving in Namibia will undergo temperature screening.
Symptomatic travelers with body temperatures equal to or above 38 degrees celsius will be tested for COVID-19 at the airport. In addition to this temperature level, if a traveler is coughing, has shortness of breath, difficulty in breathing, sore throat, and headache- they will be isolated in specific facilities designated by the Ministry of Health and Social Services until their results are ready.
COVID-19 Testing Requirements
All travelers who entered Namibia will be tested for COVID-19 on day 5 of their tour. Test Results will be provided by day 7. If the result is positive, the tourist will be taken to an isolation facility. Testing will be conducted by health service providers at the tourist place of stay.
Travelers entering the country should be aware of possible health risks posed by COVID-19 and should comply with any additional screening measures put in place at respective places of visit.
Tracing and Case Management
To safeguard tourist's health and timely action in the event of COVID-19 detection, Ramon Safaris will provide a mandatory local mobile number in order for the guests to be reachable at all times while in Namibia.
A traveler who's result of test after 7 days comes out positive will be moved to Government isolation facilities for treatment at own cost and be managed according to the National Case Management Guidelines.
All travelers must adhere to the existing visa requirements applicable to their countries. Travelers from visa exempted countries can stay up to a maximum of 90 days in Namibia. Passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of visa application.
Protocols for Ramon Safaris and all our Service Providers
To ensure a safe experience for the tourist, we have adopted the COVID-19 Protocols for all operations in the tourism sector put in place by the Namibia Tourism industry regulator.