Attending the launch of the Global Judicial Integrity Network

Attending the launch of the Global Judicial Integrity Network. Joining forces to strengthen Judicial integrity and prevent corruption in the Justice system, under the leadership of His Lordship Chief Justice P.S. Shivute of the Republic of Namibia standing 3rd from the right.


Namibian Winner of IAEA Science Award. 26 year-old Josefina Hamutoko, “Protecting ground water from pollution”

Josefina Hamutoko, a PhD student at the University of Namibia, won a national award for scientists under 30 for her study of groundwater recharge in the parched aquifers of the Cuvelai-Etosa Basin. For her study, she used an isotope analysis machine provided by the IAEA in 2010.…/two-african-students-supported-by-ia…

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Tourism Fairs 2016

25-28 February 2016 – Embassy of Namibia stand at the Salzburg Die Hohe Jagd & Fischerei Messe

H.E. Simon M. Maruta and Mrs. Elise Petersen with Staff



On the 11th February 2016, the handing over ceremony took place in which H.E. Simon Madjumo Maruta took over as Chair of the Group of 77 and China, Vienna Chapter, from H.E. Ambassador Armin Andereya, Permanent Representative of Chile.

The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Namibia would like to thank the African Group Vienna Chapter, for nominating Namibia for this position and would like to convey its appreciation to all the G77 Member States and China for their kind support.


Vaccination Requirement for Travelers to and from the Republic of Namibia

All travelers from Yellow Fever endemic countries listed are required to have vaccination status up to date and should update their Yellow Fever vaccination 10 days in advance before traveling to the Republic of Namibia and must carry their vaccination cards along. The immigration officers will be required to check all travelers having their required documents.

List of Yellow Fever Endemic Zone.pdf pdf button 


Ambassador / Permanent Representative

H.E. Mrs Nada Kruger


It is my pleasure to warmly welcome you to the Official Website of the Embassy/Permanent Mission of the Republic of Namibia to the Federal Republic of Austria and International Organizations based in Vienna, with concurrent accreditation to Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, and Slovakia.  I trust that the website will assist with helpful information and resources on Namibia, whether you are looking for business opportunities, or consular services when travelling to our beautiful Country.

In pursuit of the mission and vision of the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, and in line with the strategic guidelines of the Government of Namibia, the Mission strives to enhance and further strengthen bilateral relations with Austria and the countries of concurrent accreditation.  We therefore invite all prospective investors/tourists to make full use of the information provided, or to contact the Mission for further information where the need exists.

Namibia provides numerous opportunities for international investors seeking a foothold and growth on the African continent, among others:

  • Infrastructure And Logistics
  • Serviced Land And Housing
  • Manufacturing And Market Access
  • Agriculture
  • Energy
  • Social Enterprise
  • Tourism
  • SADC Market Access (+/- 280 million people)
  • Port-related services
  • Railway development & linkage
  • Warehousing & distribution
  • Flood and rainwater harvesting
  • Seawater desalination plants
  • Groundwater (borehole drilling)
  • Pipeline construction to transport water over long distances

Why Namibia you may ask?  The answer lies in the sound democratic governance architecture, multi-party democracy and the high degree of political stability enjoyed since achieving Independence in 1990.  Stability is maintained by strict adherence to the Constitution.

Furthermore, Namibia was awarded as Top Country at the Wanderlust Readers’ Travel Awards in January 2019, and with a score of 97.69, a visit to Namibia should top your list of things to do.  We welcome you with true Namibian friendship!


Namibian News Media Links

The Namibian Constitution makes provision for freedom of speech and expression, including freedom of the press and other media. In spite of its small population, the country has varied, lively commercial press.

They include:

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has a television channel and radio services that broadcasts in English and indigenous languages.

Privately owned television channels and privately owned radio stations also operate freely throughout the country.