FCO Travel Advice for - Namibia

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  • Avoid driving outside towns at night as wildlife and stray livestock pose a serious hazard. See Road travel.
  • There is a growing level of violent street crime affecting foreign tourists, particularly in Windhoek. See Crime.
  • If travelling along the Caprivi Strip, stick to the well-travelled routes. See Local travel.
  • You should carry identification with you at all times. A photocopy of the relevant pages from your passport is sufficient.
  • There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.
  • Most visits to Namibia are trouble-free. See Consular assistance statistics.
  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.
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