Working in Namibia

The Namibian economy is well rounded and driven my the services sector. The country benefits from strong connections to regional partners and exports much from its mining sector and food production. The country is seen as having a upper-middle income economy within the region.

Why work in Namibia?

Namibia is a sought after destination for job seekers. It’s stable economy and varied sector growth makes it an attractive proposition for early career and senior professionals alike. Taxation is broadly inline with other countries in the region, and social security covers all residents. The country is generally considered quite safe, though there is still a higher than usual risk of crime in urban areas, especially at night. Healthcare and education systems are more developed than in many places in Africa, but private options are still the highest standard and insurance is recommended. The quality of housing can vary significantly, so investigate accommodation thoroughly.

Namibia - Useful Information




Namibian Dollar (NAD)

Dialling Code


Official Languages


Main Airport

Hosea Kutako International Airport


Namibia (UTC +02:00)

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Careers in Africa Recruitment Summits

Lisbon Summit
2 - 3 October 2023
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5 - 6 October 2023
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November 2023 (exact date TBC)
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How Do I Work In Namibia?

Work Authorisation and VISA requirements
You will need a VISA to work in Namibia. It is recommended to obtain employment there before applying, as your new employer can often sponsor your application. You can find out more information by visiting your local embassy website. More information is available using the button below.

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