Welcome to the Official website of the High Commission of the Republic of Namibia, Pretoria, South Africa

A warm welcome to the website of the High Commission for the Republic of Namibia in Pretoria, Republic of South Africa.

Ambassador Veiccoh K. Nghiwete

This Mission is concurrently accredited to the Kingdom of Lesotho, Republic of Madagascar, Republic of Mauritius, Republic of Seychelles and the Kingdom of Swaziland.

On this website, you will find a wide range of information about Namibia and its people, trade and investment opportunities, its unlimited travel and tourism attractions, visa & consular services, and other various services. This site further provides you with links to key public and private sector institutions, local media houses, academia, etc.

Please do not hesitate to call or visit the High Commission, for further enquiries.



It is with a deep sense of sorrow and sadness that the High Commission for the Republic of Namibia, is announcing of the passing on of one of the liberation struggle icons and heroes of Namibia, Comrade Herman Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo, on 9 June 1917.

Upon independence, Ya Toivo held various positions in government, including Minister of Mines and Energy, Minister of Labour and Minister of Prisons and Correctional Services, from 1990 until 2006 when he retired from the government.

A memorial service will be held in his honour on Friday 23rd June 2017, in Windhoek and will be laid to rest on Saturday 24th June 2017, at the Heroes Acre, in Windhoek.

Also, a memorial service, jointly organised by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Ex-Political Prisoners Association and the Namibia High Commission is taking place today, 20 June at the Nelson Mandela Foundation, 107 Central Street, Houghton, Johannesburg, starting from 18:00.

Books of condolence have been opened at the High Commission of Namibia in Pretoria, 197 Blackwood Street, and at the Consulate general of Namibia in Cape Town at 9 Riebeek Street, Atterbury House, 25th Floor, from 19-23 June 2017, 09:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 16:00.

May His Soul Rest in Eternal Peace.