Namibia international travel guide in 2024

Namibia international travel guide in 2024

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Namibia has a population of 2M with main currency as Namibian Dollar. The languages spoken are English. Namibia travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Automatic teller machines are common in Namibia. Internet speed in Namibia is on average 2.0 Mbps.In Namibia you drive on the left side.

Namibia travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions
We continue to advise exercise normal safety precautions in Namibia. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions.

Issue Date : Feb 21, 2024

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Namibia essential details


Namibia uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type D and Type M.


The languages that are typically spoken are English

Money in Namibia


Namibia uses the Namibian dollar (symbol: $), code NAD.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5 and 1 dollars and 50, 10 and 5 cents.


Automatic teller machines are common in Namibia. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Internet in Namibia


Internet speed in Namibia is on average 2.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Namibia is very low. It's quite hard to find one.


You can buy a SIM card for about 185.01 NAD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: MTC or Telecom Namibia (TN mobile). Namibia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Namibia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.


To call Namibia, dial +, then 264 (the country code for Namibia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Namibia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 61 .

Driving in Namibia

Road rules

In Namibia you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 120 km/h (74 mph) on motorways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on expressways, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on undivided highways.


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Namibia visa advice

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