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:

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

We treat everyone in the same situation equally.

 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.

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

 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: 15 November 2022

Public Notice Launch of SADC Electronic Certificate of Origin E-COO

Public Notice Launch of SADC Electronic Certificate of Origin E-COO

Publish Date: 9 November 2022

NamRA Tax Café edition - Gaining Momentum is the Tax Tribunal: A Journey To Success

NamRA Tax Café edition - Gaining Momentum is the Tax Tribunal: A Journey To Success

Publish Date: 1 November 2022

Public Notice - UCR Implementation

Public Notice - UCR Implementation

Publish Date: 7 October 2022

NamRA Communique Wagon July-September 2022

NamRA Communique Wagon July-September 2022

Publish Date: 19 September 2022

Warning Against Phishing Emails - ITAS

Warning Against Phishing Emails - ITAS

Publish Date: 15 September 2022

Network Shutdown 17 September 2022


Publish Date: 10 August 2022

Communique Wagon Volume 7

Publish Date: 10 August 2022

NamRA Communique Wagon- Vol.7

Well, half of 2022 is already gone, at some pace one might add. Apparently, that is what happens when we are busy or having fun. At NamRA, it has been a fair combination of both as the 2022/23 financial year (FY2022/23)got underway on a rather high n

Publish Date: 4 August 2022

Rulings of the Tax Tribunal, July 2022

Rulings of the Tax Tribunal, July 2022

Publish Date: 1 July 2022

Media Release-Lifting The Moratorium On The Payment Of Tax Refunds-Provisional Taxpayers

On 24 March 2022, the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) imposed a moratorium on the payment of tax refunds of provisional taxpayers, following the detection of a scam related to the payment of refunds in this regard.

Publish Date: 10 June 2022

Notice to all Employers

In terms of Schedule 2 (14) (2) to the Income Tax Act 1981 ( Act No. 24 of 1981), all Employers  must submit a declaration in a prescribed form monthly when making a payment of tax deducted from the remuneration paid to Employees.

Publish Date: 27 May 2022

Modified Electronic Filing Tax Relief Programme

The Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) hereby announces that the Modified Electronic Filing Tax Relief Programme (the Programme), as indicated by the Minister of Finance Honourable Ipumbu Shiimi during his 2022/2023 National Budget address in February 20

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Board of Directors

Chairperson Anna Nakale-KawanaDeputy Chairperson Stefan HugoMember Shirene BamptonMember Adv. Dennis KhamaMember Sam SHIVUTE

Executive Management

Commissioner Sam SHIVUTEChief Legal Officer Nadine du PreezHead of Domestic Taxes Idi ItopeChief Information Officer Melanie TjijendaChief Strategic Communications, Stakeholder Engagements, Taxpayer Education and International Relations Steven Yaruke

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


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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

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