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Firearms and Ammunition

Firearm Import Regulations For Namibia

Application for a Namibian Temporary Import firearm permit must be made by yourself on arrival in Namibia.

There is no fee required for the issuing of a firearm permit.

  • There is no limit on the number of firearms that can be imported into Namibia, though NAPHA recommend 2 firearms per hunter.
  • Handguns, semi automatic and automatic firearms are prohibited
  • A maximum of 80 rounds of ammunition is allowed per firearm.
  • Only ammunition for the specific calibre firearms is permitted.

On completion of the permit application form at the airport in Namibia, your permit will be issued.

If you would like to complete the form ahead of arrival, download NAMIBIAN POLICE APPLICATION FOR IMPORT/EXPORT PERMIT

Please note,though it is not necessary for the firearm import procedure, it is a good idea to carry your home firearm licence and/or US Customs Form 4457 while hunting in Namibia.

The South African firearm import process will be necessary if you are going to be in-transit with no interline baggage transfer or overnighting in Johannesburg.


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