Message for U.S. Citizens: VOTING IN 2024 U.S. FEDERAL ELECTIONS

Your vote counts! Did you know that many U.S. federal elections for the House of Representatives and Senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot that is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Invitation to U.S. Citizen Town Hall and New Embassy Compound Tour

United States Ambassador Randy Berry cordially invites all U.S. citizens and their immediate family members to a Town Hall and New Embassy Compound (NEC) tour from 13:00 – 15:00 on Thursday, November 30, 2023. Ambassador Berry and Deputy Chief of Mission Brandon Hudspeth will discuss the role of the U.S. diplomatic mission to Namibia, current Embassy programs and initiatives, and the United States …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Verify Your Authorized Period of Admission Before Leaving the Immigration Counter

The United States Embassy in Namibia continues to receive reports of U.S. citizen visitors being admitted into Namibia for fewer than the maximum allowable 90 days.  In some cases, U.S. citizen visitors have been admitted for as few as seven days despite requesting longer periods of admission. Before leaving the immigration counter, please verify that …

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Adult U.S. Passport Renewal Applications Can Now Be Submitted by Mail

Adult U.S. Passport Renewal by Mail Checklist (PDF 126 KB) The United States Embassy in Namibia now accepts adult (age 18+) U.S. passport renewal applications by mail.  Applications to renew U.S. passports for minors must still be completed in-person at the Embassy in Windhoek.  Adult U.S. passports can still be renewed in-person at the Embassy, if preferred. You can prepare and send your adult U.S. passport renewal …

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Anthrax Confirmed in Dead Hippos in Bwabwata National Park

  The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid all contact with dead animals in the wild, particularly hippopotamuses (hippos) found in rivers and flood plains inside Bwabwata National Park.  Namibia’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism has confirmed anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) as the cause of death and has advised the public not to touch or …

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