NAMIBIA: Investor Visa - Is there a fast track to Permanent Residence? Foreigners who wish to purchase or set up their new business in Namibia and operate and live in Namibia must apply for an investor visa. The current requirements are:a minimum investment of 2 million NAD, business plan outlining the proposed activities or services to be undertaken in Namibia, ideally a transfer of skills plan for Namibian employees as well qualifications in line with the business you are looking at investing in. Depending on the sector, there may be registrations with professional bodies as well, i.e. Department of Health for medical professionals.
Changes on permanent residence permit regarding Re-entry visas for Namibia On the 12 of August 2019, the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration in Namibia has announced and decided to abolish a previous requirement for Holders of Permanent Residence Permit (PRP) regarding re-entry visas:
Namibia to issue visas on arrival to selected countries The Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) , Staney Simataa informed a country at large during a media conference that Namibia will start issuing visas on arrival to a number of African, Asian, European, North American and South American countries.
Africa Immigration Series (AIS) - Introducing NAMIBIA Africa Immigration Series (AIS) is a series of articles to be published on our blog frequently. Each article will explore the Africa’s expat mobility landscape and a brief overview of the current economic situation and investment opportunities. Our next country article focuses on Namibia:
NAMIBIA: Home Affairs has increased permit application fees The Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration in Namibia has increased permit application fees for international students, those seeking permanent residence status, employment as well as for the replacement of lost identity cards.
Greener pasture for Namibia and Togo As Namibia and Togo enter in agreement with each other, this means better green pastures for both Namibia and Togo. Namibia and Togo have signed a memorandum of understanding on Political and diplomatic consultations.