Is the border between Zambia and Namibia open?

Until further notice, in 2021 the borders of Namibia are open to welcome international travelers. … However, there are new conditions that you must meet to receive an entry permit.

Are Namibian boarders Open?

Namibia opened to international travel as of 1st September 2020. Protocol followed, all travellers arriving at Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek will be exempt from quarantine. The land border between Namibia and South Africa has been opened at two key checkpoints.

Which border posts are open to Namibia?

South Africa / Namibia Border post times:

  • Ariamsvlei / Nakop – Open 24 hours a day.
  • Klein Menasse – Open 08:00 – 22:00.
  • Noordoewer / Vioolsdrif – Open 24 hours.
  • Aroab / Rietfontein – Open 08:00 – 16: 00.
  • Velloorsdrif / Onseepkans – Open 08:00-22:00.
  • Mata Mata – 08:00 – 16:30.
  • Trans Kalahari (Buitepos) / Mamuno – 07:00 – 24:00.

Are the borders to Zambia Open?

Zambia’s borders are open for travelers. Visa-on-arrival issuance has been suspended, and one must be obtained in advance.

Which border posts are open between South Africa and Namibia?


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Namibia Opening hours
Road Border post
B1 Noordoewer 24 hours
C10 Velloorsdrift 8:00–16:30
B3 Ariamsvlei 24 hours

Is it safe to travel to Namibia now?

Do not travel to Namibia due to COVID-19. On June 17, 2021, the Department authorized the voluntary departure of non-emergency U.S. government employees and family members. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.

Is Kazungula border open?

Botswana’s main airports are open. … While land borders remain closed in Botswana (except for commercial trucks), the Kasane River border is now open. This river crossing allows guests of the Chobe Princess, Zambezi Queen, and Ichingo Lodge, access to these amazing Chobe River experiences.

How do I become a resident of Namibia?

Permanent Residency

  1. Application form.
  2. Medical report.
  3. Two passport photos of each applicant.
  4. Birth certificate.
  5. Radiological reports.
  6. Police clearance certificate (from country of origin plus local)
  7. Marriage certificate (If married)
  8. Death certificate of late spouse (where applicable)

Can I cross the border into Namibia?

Visas are not required by SA passport holders for tourism purposes. Business travellers going to Namibia to physically do business, a visa is required.

What food can you take into Namibia?

Meat. If you‘re travelling from SA to Namibia, each person is allowed to bring in 25 kg of meat (beef, mutton, venison) and 25 kg of raw chicken. Returning to SA, you can take back 10 kg of biltong and 25 kg of red meat per person.

Is Zambia a poor country?

Zambia ranks among the countries with highest levels of poverty and inequality globally. More than 58% (2015) of Zambia’s 16.6 million people earn less than the international poverty line of $1.90 per day (compared to 41% across Sub-Saharan Africa) and three quarters of the poor live in rural areas.

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Is Zambia a safe country?

On the whole, Zambia is a safe country and locals are generally very welcoming and friendly towards visitors. That said, it’s still very poor and there’s a moderate risk of pick-pocketing and opportunistic theft in busy urban areas.

Which country shares the shortest border with Namibia?

The longest of Namibia’s four international borders is the Namibia-Angola border which is 855 miles in length while the shortest is the Zambia-Namibia border which stretches 144 miles in length.

How long does it take to drive from Cape Town to Namibia?

From Cape Town to Namibia, it’s a 1481 km drive. That means you will be passing a variety of little towns over the two provinces you cross to get to the Namibian border. If you drive nonstop, it’s a 15-hour drive, but that’s not comfortable or safe for many drivers to do.

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