Incentive Programme for Using ITAS

Incentive programme for using ITAS. The Ministry is introducing an incentive programme in order to incentivize and encourage taxpayers not only to register as e-filers but also to continually use the online service.

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ITAS User Manual

Introducing the Integrated Tax Administration System (ITAS) providing you with 24/7 real-time access to your tax. Download the ITAS user manual for a step-by-step guide on ITAS.

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ASYCUDA

Find out more about the modern data processing system, ASYCUDA. Download the ASYCUDA system, user guides and more.

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Welcome to the Namibia Revenue Agency

The Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) is the nation’s tax collecting authority.

Established in terms of the Namibia Revenue Agency Act 12 of 2017 as an autonomous agency, we are responsible for administering the Namibian tax laws and customs and excise services. Our outcomes are:

Find out more about NamRA

Individual Tax

In Namibia all individuals are treated the same for tax purposes, regardless of their marital status, gender and age. Trusts, deceased and insolvent estates are also taxed on the same basis as individuals. Individuals subject to tax include, but ar


Business Tax

Business Income Tax is a tax collected from companies. The tax amount is based on the net income businesses obtain while exercising their business activity, normally during one business year. Namibia operates on a source-based tax system, meaning th


Investors Info Pack

Foreign investors looking at setting up business in Namibia need to consider several factors. Factors which include, but are not limited to, inter alia the Namibian Tax System, immigration requirements for individuals, exchange control regulations f


Customs & Excise

Customs and Excise aims to facilitate and control the movement of all goods involved in international trade. Customs and Excise is mandated to promote the security and facilitation of international trade, transport and people, including simp


Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Cargo Manifest?

What is Gross Income?

What is the difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion?

What is Value-Added Tax?

What is the Export Processing Zone (EPZ)?

What is the Inspection Act?

What is ASYCUDA?

What does re-importation in the same state mean?

Who is classified as a taxpayer representative?

What is the ATA Carnet?

What is a surety bond?

What are Export Processing Zone Enterprises and Certificates?

Latest Announcements

Publish Date: 30 September 2021

Signing of Namibia's Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures (MLI).

Namibia joined the Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project of the OECD/G20 in August 2019 and undertook to implement mechanisms/tools to strengthen domestic tax laws, curb tax evasion, tax avoidance, base erosi


Publish Date: 29 September 2021

Notice Of Change-Good Standing and Taxpayers Registration Certificates

As the public is aware, the Namibia Revenue Agency (NAMRA), commenced operations on 7 April 2021, absorbing the functions that were previously performed by the Ministry of Finance’s Inland Revenue Department and the Directorate of Customs a


Publish Date: 5 September 2021

Deadline Extension For Applications For Clearing And Forwarding Agents

The Namibian Revenue Agency (NamRA), through the Department of Customs and Excise, hereby informs all Stakeholders that the application process for Clearing Agents has been extended to 30 November 2021, and that applicants would not be required to pa


Publish Date: 15 August 2021

Inaccurate Article In Namibian Sun Newspaper

Reference is made to Friday's (13 August 2021) article in the Namibian Sun.


Publish Date: 8 July 2021

Notice to Taxpayers, Tax Directives Requests- NamRA Windhoek Office

  In order to enhance curbing the COVID 19 situation, Taxpayers are encouraged to make use of the email platform request and receive tax directives from NamRA Windhoek Office. Tax Directives from Old Mutual, Retirement Fund Solutions, and A


Publish Date: 8 July 2021

Ammendments To The HS Nomenclature Effective From 1 January 2022

1. The World Customs Organization (WCO) has published the amendments to the Harmonized System (HS) Nomenclature accepted by all 158 Contracting Parties to the HS Convention. 2. The accepted amendments include 351 sets of amendments, divided as follo


Publish Date: 18 June 2021

AEO-C Press Statement

The recently launched Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) through the Department of Customs and Excise has implemented its Authorized Economic Operator-Compliance (AEO-C) Programme, previously known as the "Preferred Trader Programme (PTP)&qu


Publish Date: 10 June 2021

Vacancy: Senior Human Resource Officer D1

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Publish Date: 7 June 2021

Training Need Analysis for Customs Clearing Agents

The Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) is conducting the Training Need Analysis as from 07 – 18 June 2021. The purpose of this exercise is to enable NamRA develop a Customs Clearing Agent Guidebook and to provide training in Customs related mat


Publish Date: 26 May 2021

Undervaluation, Misclassification and Non-declaration

The Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) wishes to notify all customs clearing agents, importers, exporters, transporters, and the general public that, NamRA has identified a consistent pattern of undervaluation, misclassification, and non-declaration by c


Publish Date: 1 January 2019

ITAS - Online Registration & Submissions

Following the Ministry of Finance announcement on 10th December 2018, regarding the new ITAS System readiness for online registration and submission. We wish to thank the public for the enthusiasm showed about ITAS, in such a short period. However d