Namibian Citizenship


Acquisition of Citizenship of Namibia:


By Birth:


  1. Abridge and full birth certificate

  2. Birth certificate (parent born in Namibia )

  3. Namibian Id (if in possession of such documents)

  4. Namibian ID (parent born in Namibia )


By Marriage


  1. Applicant must have legal residence in Namibia as the spouse of a Namibian citizen for a period for at least 2 years.

  2. Copy of Marriage Certificate, Copy of Birth Certificate of spouse born in Namibia.

  3. Copy of Birth Certificate (applicant).

  4. Letter from the Receiver of Revenue confirming period of residence.

  5. Namibian ID (if in possession – above

  6. Police Clearance from the country of origin and Namibia.

  7. Namibia ID spouse born in Namibia

  8. Passport copies of the applicant, Copy of applicant (s)

  9. Valid Permit e.g TRP, PRP and Work Permit Motivation letter from the spouse born in Namibia.


By Naturalisation


Qualified period:


  1. After five years legal residence

  2. Permanent resident permit Police

  3. Clearance certificate of country of origin

  4. Letter from receiver of revenue confirming period of residence

  5. Two character references. (Letters from friends who has know you longer than 2 years.

  6. Job description of yourself and your spouse

  7. Namibian ID and Birth certificate.


By Registration


Citizenship by registration may be claimed by persons who are not Namibian citizens and who were ordinarily resident in Namibia at the date of independency, and had been so resident for a continuous period of not less than five (5) years prior to such date: Provided that application for Namibian citizenship under this conditions is made within a period of twelve (12) months from the date of Independence, and prior to making such application. 


Dual Citizenship for Namibia 


The Republic of Namibia does not accept Dual Citizenship. Check

Namibia High Commission Accra Ghana Visa

High Commission of the Republic of Namibia

21 Nortei-Ababio Street, Airport Residential Area.


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