Namibia - Country Commercial Guide
Prohibited and Restricted Imports

Includes a list of goods that are prohibited from being exported to the country or are otherwise restricted.

Last published date: 2020-08-29

These are some of the goods that are listed in the Consolidated List of Prohibited and Restricted Imports/Exports:

Description / goods

Prohibition/
Restriction

Authority/Body

Action Required

 

 

 

 

Firearms & Ammunition

Restricted

Namibian Police

Imp/Exp Permit

Explosive/Fireworks

Restricted

Namibian Police

Imp/Exp Permit

Honey

Restricted

MAWF

Imp/Exp Permit

Live Plants/products

Restricted

State Veterinary

Imp/Exp Permit

All live animals

Restricted

State Veterinary

Imp/Exp Permit

Meat/Meat offal

Restricted

Meatco

Imp/Exp Permit

Wheat, maize, cereal

Restricted

Agronomic Board

Imp/Exp Permit

Used Pneumatic tires

Restricted

MIT

Import Permit

Raw hide & skins

Restricted

MAWLF/State Vet.

Imp/Exp Permit

Diamonds/Gold

Restricted

Mines & Energy

License

To view the complete document, please click on the following link: http://www.sars.gov.za/ClientSegments/Customs-Excise/Pages/Prohibited-and-Restricted-goods.aspx

The list is a South African document, but all SACU member states use the same list for enforcement purposes. For further information, you can contact the Namibian Customs and Excise Office (see contact details under Customs Regulations).

For more information on Namibian import restrictions and prohibitions see pp 225-227 of WTO document:  https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/tpr_e/s324-02_e.pdf