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State House Visits

  • State House visits are only open to Namibian Nationals.
  • Public visit to the residence is prohibited; hence it is not included in any visit to State House.
  • Application requests should be made 45 days in advance to ensure enough time for the Security Personnel to scrutinize the applicants’ information.
  • Maximum number of people per tour should be 30, with a minimum of 10 people (Schools are exempted from this requirement).
  • Two days per week are open for such visitations between 14H15 to 16H15. This includes time for security check at the main gate.
  • Accompanying the public will be Police Officers, staff from Housekeeping and Media Liaison including the State House Photographer (when available) Visitors’ cards will be given to visitors at the 1st gate, and collected at the end of the visit.
  • Public should wait until they are notified of the approval of their application.
  • All visitors will undergo security check at the main gate (go through the system).
  • The Namibian Police reserves the right of admission and to prohibit any suspicious personal items from being brought in. However, strollers and wheelchairs are permitted.
  • The dressing must be smart or formal (Please note that Jeans are not allowed).
  • Learners should be dressed in their school uniform.
Prohibited Items
  • Cameras
  • Cell phones
  • Any sharp pointed objects
  • Aerosol containers
  • Guns
  • Ammunition's
  • Fireworks
Areas Open for Public Viewing
Ground Floor
    • State visit ceremonial area.
    • Reception Area
    • Drop off area
First Floor
    • The State Banquet
    • Entertainment Area
    • View Paintings
Second Floor
    • Cabinet Chambers
    • Boardroom(s)
    • Tete á tete room
    • Press conference area
Download: State House Visits Brochure