COVID-19 Measures Summary for International Travelers


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The following measures will inform the next phase of Namibia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the period of 4 - 24 February 2021.

1. Namibian citizens may enter the country with or without COVID-19 PCR test result. In the absence of any test result, they will be subjected to a 7-days quarantine and testing at own cost.

2. All non-Namibian travelers arriving in Namibia are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result that is not older than 7 days (168) hours at the Port of Entry. They will not be required to be quarantined or be subjected to another test including when exiting Namibia. The period of 168 is reckoned from the time the sample was taken.

3. Travelers vaccinated against COVID19 are required to provide a negative COVID-19 test prior to entry in the country.

4. All travelers are reminded that airlines do have their own measures in place and cautioned to verify travel requirements with respective airlines.

Statement by Dr. Kalumbi Shangula on the Occasion of the 22nd COVID-19 Briefing: Announcement of Amendments to Public Health COVID 19 General Regulations