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13.09.2019 - Article

If you left Germany to permanently live in Namibia, we recommend to have your German residential address removed from your passport.

An application for change of residential address in the passport can be processed at the Embassy Windhoek. Please arrange an appointment in advance in our online booking system:

Online appointment system (please book in category „passports“)

The appointment system has been developed for use at a PC with browers Firefox or Internet Explorer. If you cannot access the page or book an appointment properly, please read our information on trouble shooting here: How to book an appointment with the Consular Section

Required documentation

Please bring along pesonally the following documentation to the booked appointment.:

1. Original German passport or Identity Card
2. Filled out passport application (please mark at the top of the form „Change of passport“ ); for minors, all parents or legal guardians have to sign the application
3. Proof of Namibian address (for example: municipal bill, telephone bill)
4. In case of Namibian nationality: copy of your Namibian ID
5. In case of non-Namibian nationality: copy of residence permit
6. Copy of deregistration of last German place of residence

Incomplete documentation cannot be accepted. In some cases, further documentation may be requested.

Fees and processing time

Change of place of residence in your passport is free of charge.

If all the required docments are handed in, the changes in the passport can usually be made on the same day.

At a glance: downloads and links

For all consular services at the passport section of the German Embassy Windhoek you have to arrange an appointment well in advance. Please find the link to the online appointment system here:

Online Appointment System

For having your place of residency changed in the German passport, please book an appointment at the category „passport“!

The appointment system has been developed for use at a PC with browers Firefox or Internet Explorer. If you cannot access the page or book an appointment properly, please read our information on trouble shooting here: How to book an appointment with the Consular Section

For all questions you do not find an answer for on this website, please contact the Consular Section directly:

Contact the German Embassy Windhoek

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