IST-Africa 2008 Conference & Exhibition

07 - 09 May 2008, Windhoek, Namibia

Visa Information

Nationals from the countries listed below are not required to obtain Visas to travel to Namibia for visits shorter than three months: Angola, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong (SAR), Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau (SAR), Malaysia, Malawi, Mozambique, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russian Federation, South Africa, Singapore, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Kingdom, United States of America, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Conference delegates from other countries should contact the nearest Namibian Embassy six to eight weeks prior to travelling to determine if it is necessary for you to apply for a visa in advance.

If you are travelling via another African country to get a connecting flight to Windhoek, please check well in advance if you need a visa for this country.


Conference delegates travelling to Africa for the first time are recommended to have up to date Tetanus, Hepatitis A and Typhoid vaccines.

Conference delegates who intend to travel to Etosha National Park are recommended to bring malaria tablets with you. Whatever tablets you use, remember to complete the course as directed after leaving the malaria area.

It is a good idea to check with your personal physician or travel health clinic four to six weeks prior to travelling, outlining where in Namibia and Southern Africa you intend to visit.