Study Visa in Namibia

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Namibia has some highly-regarded schools and universities, including St. Paul’s College and the University of Namibia.
All of which accept international students.
If you want to study in Namibia, first you must apply to an educational institution, and only once you’ve been accepted can you apply for a student permit.

A Namibia study permit is valid for two years and covers primary, tertiary, and higher educational institutions.
Student permits are renewable for a further two years.

To apply for a student permit, the student’s parents or guardians must complete a letter of undertaking to support the application

Namibia Study Visa Requirements, Forms & Documentation:

Note: All documents submitted to Namibia Immigration must be translated into English by a sworn translator.

General Document Requirements:

All applications to enter Namibia must contain the following:

  • Completed Namibia Visa or Permit application forms.
  • A passport that is valid for at least six more months and three blank pages.
  • Two passport photos (current photos, please).
  • Proof that you’ve paid the application fees.

Requirements specific to a Namibia Study Visa and Permit:

  • Proof of acceptance from the educational institution and the period of study.
  • Proof of payment for the period of study in Namibia.
  • Proof of return itinerary and flights out of Namibia.
  • Relevant academic certificates proving acceptance at the particular educational institution.
  • Proof of International Health Insurance.
  • Proof that you have enough money to support your during your stay (bank statements, etc)
  • Proof of accommodation, for example, student res, digs, or host family.
  • Medical certificate and radiological report (if applicable).
  • Police clearance certificate from your country of origin or your last country (or countries) of residence from the time you were 18 years of age.

Namibia Study Visa Costs:

Contact IBN Immigration Solutions to find out more about the costs to study in Namibia. Your immigration consultant will provide details of the fees and expenses accompanying the different application steps and calculate the total estimated cost.
Your consultant can even include indirect or miscellaneous costs relevant to your unique circumstances.

How to Apply for the Namibia Study Visa:

Student Visa and Permit Applications in Namibia are relatively straightforward and have a faster turnaround time than complex types of permits. Nevertheless, applying as soon as possible is essential so that your plans aren’t delayed by unexpected hiccups in the approval process.

Your immigration consultant knows the ins and outs of applying for all types of visas and permits in Namibia. They’ll lead you through the process from procuring the forms required to notarising and translating the documentation applicable to a student permit.

Our immigration specialists also submit Namibian study permit applications through our branch in Windhoek, the country’s capital city.

Your immigration specialist can assist you should you want to reside in Namibia after you’ve completed your studies.
Bear in mind that the application process to stay in Namibia is not as straightforward as the Study Visa and Permit Application.

Frequently Asked Questions

Study permits are for international students who want to study in Namibia. Namibian study permits apply to primary, tertiary, and higher education.

Note: The Department only issues study permits at a specific time during the year. However, schools in Namibia typically make provisions for students who want to join outside this period.

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