Citizenship Citizenship

Citizenship

Organisation:

Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration

Description:

Application for Namibia Citizenship.

Procedure:

By Marriage:
(10 year period of being spouse to a Namibian citizen, both parties are present)

  1. Application form
  2. Certified copy of passport
  3. Certified copy of Marriage Certificate
  4. Certified copy of Birth Certificate
  5. Certified copy of Namibian ID (if held)
  6. Certified copy of Namibian spouse's Birth Certificate
  7. Certified copy of spouse's ID (if held)
  8. Letter from Receiver of Revenue confirming period of residence
  9. Police Clearance Certificate from country of origin, last country of residence, Namibian police
  10. Affidavit stating motivation for application from applicant and spouse

By Descent:

  1. Application form
  2. Certified copy of Birth Certificate
  3. Certified copy of Namibian ID (if held)
  4. Certified copy of parent's Birth Certificates
  5. Certified copy of parent's ID (if held)
  6. Certified copy of Repatriation Form (if held)
  7. Letter from SWAPO Office (if child born in exile)

By Naturalisation:
(10 year period of being a legal resident)

  1. Application form
  2. Certified copy of Permanent Resident Permit
  3. Certified copy of Birth Certificate
  4. Certified copy of Namibian ID (if held)
  5. Letter from Receiver of Revenue confirming period of residence
  6. Police Clearance Certificate from country of origin, last country of residence, and Namibian police
  7. Medical report
  8. Affidavit stating motivation for application from applicant
  9. Job description of applicant (and spouse if applicable)
  10. Two character references (known for a period of longer than two years)

Duplicates:

  1. Namibian ID (Original and certified copy)
  2. Affidavit stating what happened to the original document

Fees:

  • By Marriage: Free
  • By Descent: Free
  • By Naturalisation: Free
  • Duplicates: N$ 100

Contact Information:

Contact No Head Office: +264 61 292 2111