Namibian and other non-EU nationals need a visa in order to enter Germany. The type of visa you require depends on how long you plan to stay.
Are you planning a short visit to Germany, e.g. for a holiday? Or would you like to stay longer, e.g. to attend university? Please choose below how long you are planning to stay and get all information required.
The German Embassy Windhoek is responsible for processing your Schengen visa application if your main destination is one of the following countries:
Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, Greece, Hungary, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands and Switzerland.
Important notice: In order to apply for a visa you need an appointment. Please use our online booking system to book your appointment. We always strive to accommodate all visa appointment requests. However, we are bound by the available personnel and infrastructural resources.We require applicants to book - only one - appointment per person, thus avoiding longer waiting times for available appointments for other applicants.
If no appointment is available in the booking system, we are fully booked. However, please check the appointment system regularly, since appointments might become available again due to cancellations.
Due to the expected high volume of visa appointments during the upcoming high peak travelling season, the German Embassy recommends that you plan your travelling well in advance and apply for your visa as early as possible.
Thank you for your cooperation.
For short-term stays less than 90 days
For long-term stays of more than 90 days
Please note: Due to the travel season ahead, the waiting time for an appointment is minimum 4 weeks! Please follow this link (optimal use for the browsers Internet Explorer and Firefox):
Applicants can accelerate their Schengen visa application procedures by filling in their application beforehand. Please print out the filled in form and bring it with you when having your appointment at the embassy. Here is the link:
Starting from 01 January 2018 the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Windhoek will no longer issue declaratory visas for German-Namibian dual citizens.
Here you can find general information of the German Federal Foreign Office on visa matters.
There are many occasions when you may need information from the Customs. Perhaps when you are travelling, when you are at school or university abroad, when you order something on the Internet, or when you take up employment.