All commercial filming projects in Namibia are regulated. Companies are required by Namibian law to apply for a filming permit as well as a temporary work visa. This also includes documentaries and still shoots.
When filming or taking professional photographs of the minority groups in Namibia, specifically referring to the San or Himba tribes:
Kindly contact the Legal Assistance Centre (Mr. Willem Odendaal) on Tel: + 264 61 2233 56 / +264 81 2880877 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for guidance.
All filming and professional photo shoots in National Parks require permission from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET).
Complete form below.
Namibia also has a collection of National Heritage and Historic Sites that require permits to enter. These areas are not self-drive and require the accompaniment of a local guide. These permits cannot be pre-applied for or obtained electronically.
For all aviation related matters, i.e. drone usage and certification the Namibia Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) must be contacted .