About Us

The Namibia Revenue Agency Act, Act 12 of 2017 was gazette on 12 December 2017.

The Namibia Revenue Agency Act provides for the establishment of the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) and the powers, functions and management of NamRA.

NamRA is established as a legal person and may inter alia sue and be sued, enter into agreements, hold property and appoint staff. NamRA is established as an agent of the State for the assessment of tax and collection of State revenue under the supervision and direction of the Minister of Finance.

The Ministry of Finance has merged the Department of Inland and Revenue and the Directorate of Customs & Excise into a semi-autonomous Revenue Agency – the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA).

As per the Namibia Revenue Agency Act 12 of 2017, NamRA holds the following powers and functions:

Our Vision

To be a World-Class Revenue Agency, Serving with Passion to Positively Impact the Livelihoods of Every Namibian.

Our Mission

We administer and enforce the Tax and Customs laws of Namibia with consistency, fairness, efficiency and effectiveness with a focus on the needs of each taxpayer and trader.

Our Values

We are guided by a common set of values or principles that underpin our culture and all our actions. Our values are:

Integrity
 We have set ourselves, high ethical standards in the execution of our duties and strive to do what is right in all circumstances.

Fairness
We treat everyone in the same situation equally.

Diversity
 We recognise and appreciate differences in ethnicity, background, age, skills, perspectives, and education. We believe that a diverse workforce is one of our biggest assets.

Efficiency
We continuously identify and develop solutions to address inefficiencies in our processes, systems, and operations.

Agility
 We believe in the concept of continuous improvement, embracing change, leveraging on Information Communication Technology (ICT), and always ready to respond to the demand of digital transformation.
 

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


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Board of Directors

Chairperson Anna Nakale-KawanaDeputy Chairperson Stefan HugoMember Shirene BamptonMember Adv. Dennis KhamaMember Francois Brand


Administering Legislations

The tax laws, outlined below, are from the commencements of Namibia Revenue Agency Act administered by NamRA. To establish the Namibia Revenue Agency and to provide for its powers, functions and management; and to provide for incidental matters. Arr


Non Compliance

Non-Compliance is the failure or refusal to act in accordance with a law, regulation, or terms of a contract. In this regard, it is the failure or refusal to comply with the tax laws of Namibia. Non-compliance with tax laws includes a range of activ


Vacancies

NamRA is the semi-autonomous State Revenue Agency established in terms of the Namibia Revenue Agency Act, 2017 (Act No.12 of 2017). The primary mandate of the Revenue Agency is to assess and collect taxes and duties on behalf of the State and adminis


Integrated Tax Administration System (ITAS)

The Ministry of Finance has introduced an Integrated Tax Administration System (ITAS). The overall objectives of ITAS is to improve service delivery to taxpayers. The system provides many online benefits such as 24/7 real time access to a taxpayer t


Privacy Policy

This page aims to inform you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. The Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) (“us”, &am


Terms and Conditions

The rules as well as the terms and conditions hereunder are binding and enforceable against all persons that access the NamRA website or any part thereof. If you do not agree to the rules and these terms and conditions, you must leave this website n