U.S. Citizen Services
Important Information for U.S. Citizens Traveling to Namibia
Please note that effective June 27, 2011, the American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Windhoek will be implementing an online appointment system for all non-emergency services, including passport renewals and extra passport pages, birth registrations, and notarial services. Anyone requesting American citizen services after that date must make an appointment in advance.
An online appointment system will help us better prepare for your visit to the Embassy and respond to your specific needs in a timely manner. We will continue to handle emergency services on a case-by-case basis.
To make an appointment please click on the following link: https://evisaforms.state.gov/acs/default.asp?postcode=WHK&appcode=1
Please follow this link to review important information regarding Entry/Exit requirements for travel to Namibia prior to leaving the United States. Visitors who do not observe these important guidelines risk being denied entry to Namibia and/or returned to the U.S. at their own expense.
In Case of an Emergency:
The Embassy is able to facilitate emergency assistance for U.S. citizens in the event of a crisis, such as: arrest, destitution, a critical illness or accident, the death of a U.S. citizen, or emergency passports (in exceptional circumstances requiring immediate issuance). Please call our Consular Section during regular business hours at 061-295-8527. In the event of a genuine emergency outside of regular business hours which involves a U.S. citizen, you may call the Embassy Duty Officer at (081) 127-4384.
For any regular business, our U.S. citizen services hours are: Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-12pm.
Other Consular Services
The Consular Section provides many other non-emergency services and resources for U.S. citizens abroad, such as:
- Issuance of U.S. passports, Extra pages for valid U.S. passports that are full or reports of lost/stolen passports
- Issuance of a Consular Report of Birth Abroad for U.S. citizens born overseas
- Information on Federal and State primary and general elections, as well as voting registration materials
- Information on applying for and receiving federal benefits while residing abroad
- When necessary, a consular officer may perform notarial services for U.S. citizens for documents to be used in the U.S.
Please consult our comprehensive schedule of U.S. citizen Service Fees.
For information on general topics, such as visa requirements or health and safety concerns during your trip to Namibia, begin by consulting Country Specific Information for Namibia.
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