Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board


Facilitating a One-Stop Business Experience in Namibia

Our well-equipped One-Stop Centre connects investors to all the necessary business agencies, ensuring compliance with relevant policies and legal requirements. We eliminate red tape and bottlenecks, streamlining the process for investors to set up their businesses in Namibia. Our comprehensive solution makes it easy for investors to register their businesses and adhere to the range of policies and legislation that govern their operations.

The One-Stop Centre offers the following services:

OrganisationActivity at the One-Stop Centre & Applicable Policies
Business and Intellectual Property Authority
Registration of Defensive name, Private/Public and Close Corporations
City of Windhoek
Issuance of business registration/certificate of fitness.
Ministry of Agriculture Water and Land Reform
Issuance of various importation permits related to plants and plant products, animal and animal products and phytosanitary certificate (export permits).
The registration of immovable properties and real estate rights granted by financial institutions in the country.
Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism
Issuing environmental clearance certificates, permits for the utilization of wildlife and plant species and the issuing of gambling licenses among others
Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security (MHAISS)Granting and issuing of visas and permits to foreign nationals, among others
Ministry of Mines and Energy
Issuing of various licences and permits related to Mineral Rights, Diamond and Petroleum activities.
Namibia Competition Commission
Issuing certificates of clearance, granting of exemption certificates for certain restrictive practices and intellectual property rights. Ensuring that all undertakings doing business in Namibia adhere to compliance with the Act.
Namibia Industrial Development Agency
Availing of land and industrial property

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