Work Permit

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Namibia
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Talent Migration

About

A Namibia employment work permit is permission to enter and stay in Namibia for the purposes of taking up employment. It takes the form of an endorsement / stamp in your passport and is issued by either a Namibian consulate, embassy or Department of Home Affairs.

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Duration

12 months

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Citizenship

120 Month(s)

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Fees

144

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P. Residency

N/A

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Processing time

1-2 week(s)

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COMPLEXITY

Low

What are eligibility requirements for the Work Permit?

6 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need a passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • You need a job offer/contract from an employer in Namibia.
  • You need proof of Educational Qualifications.
  • You should be in good health.
  • You should be of good conduct.
  • You need to pay visa fee.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Work Permit?

11 Document Required

  • Application Form.
  • Certified Copies of Passport (Person Data Page).
  • Motivation letter stating among other things the reasons why a Namibian or Namibian Service Provider Cannot be Hired For The Job.
  • Proof that the Post or Services Were Advertised in Local Newspapers (Attach List of Unsuccessful Shortlisted Namibian Candidates Or Service Providers).
  • A Non-refundable N$ 80.00 Handling Fee is Payable Upon Submission of Each application.
  • Motivation Letter From Applicant/Inviter/Employer.
  • Proof of Educational Qualifications.
  • Proof of Tender/Contract.
  • Original Police Clearance Certificate From Country of Origin (Applicable for 6 Months Applications Only).
  • Medical and Radiological Certificates/Reports (Applicable for 6 Months Applications Only).
  • NB: All Applications For Work Visa Beyond a Period of 6 Months Must Follow the Requirements of Employment Permit.

Talent Migration data for Namibia

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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