Namibia Country Profile

Passport
For more details visit Namibia Passport Ranking
  • Passport Grade
    D
  • Passport Ranking
    133/198
  • Passport Score
    33.2/198
  • Visa-free Countries
    69
  • Visa-required Countries
    129
  • Access to the World's GDP
    8%
  • Access to the World's Surface Area
    31%
  • Access to the World's Population
    18%
  • Access to the Unesco Sites
    18%
Citizenship and Naturalization
Birthright citizenship (Jus Soli)
  • Birthright citizenship (Jus Soli)
    Restricted
    Restricted: A child born in Namibia will become a citizen at birth if at least one of the parents is a Namibian resident.
Naturalization - Standard Conditions
  • Minimum residency period
    10 years
  • Physical presence requirement
  • Language test
  • Need to renounce original citizenship?
  • Can minor children naturalize?
  • Can naturalized parents pass citizenship to a child born abroad?
  • Can you lose naturalization due to prolonged absence/ naturalization elsewhere?
Naturalization - Your Spouse is a Citizen
  • Living IN the country: Residency/marriage requirement
    – / –
  • Living ABROAD: Marriage requirement
  • Language test
  • Need to renounce original citizenship?
Naturalization - Other Beneficial Provisions
  • Your child is a citizen
  • Citizens of specific countries
"–": The provision has not been analysed.
Taxation
For more details visit Cost of Living
  • Taxation Type
    Territorial
A tax resident of a country with a TERRITORIAL tax system pays taxes on the income generated within the country only. Income generated outside of the country remains tax-free.

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Namibia Overview
  • Region
    Sub Saharan Africa
  • Capital City
    Windhoek
  • Largest City
    Windhoek
  • Currency
    Namibian dollar, South African rand
  • Languages
    English, Afrikaans, Oshiwambo languages
  • Population
    2.6 million (143rd)
  • Life Expectancy
    66.5 years (195th)
  • GDP (Nominal)
    $12.5 billion (147th)
  • GDP/Capita
    $4,897 (123rd)
Useful Data
For more details visit Cost of Living
  • Cost of Living
    Very cheap (2/7)
  • Climate
    Comfortable (2/5)
  • Safety
    Dangerous (5/7)
  • Pollution
    Clean (2/5)
  • English Proficiency
    Moderate (3/5)

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