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: 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


Publish Date: 13 May 2022

Media Release - Reaction to the destruction of counterfeit goods

Media Release - Reaction to the destruction of counterfeit goods


Publish Date: 28 April 2022

Quarter 4 Newsletter - The Communique Wagon

Leaping into the future.....


Publish Date: 21 April 2022

Manager: Excise Administration

Post Designation: Manager: Excise Administration Direct Supervisor: Senior Manager Technical Service and Excise Management Remuneration: As per Tier 3 remuneration guidelines by the Ministry of Public Enterprises. Job Purpose: To administer and contr


Publish Date: 12 April 2022

Re-Advertisement: Request For Sealed Quotation For Corporate Items

The Namibia Revenue Agency is a State-Owned Enterprise (SOE) established in terms of Namibia Revenue Agency Act 12 of 2017 and came into operation on 7 April 2021.


Publish Date: 11 April 2022

Vacancies: Human Capital, Executive Assistants and Senior Communications Officer

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


Publish Date: 8 April 2022

Advert Extension for Procurement Manager

Visions Consulting was commissioned as the official Recruitment Contractor / Administrator to capacitate the Namibia Revenue Agency (NAMRA) in collaboration with NAMRA leadership. NAMRA is the semi-autonomous State Revenue Agency established in terms


Publish Date: 29 March 2022

Renewal Of Clearing Agent Licenses

Item No. 835.00 of Schedule 8 to the Customs and Excise Act, 1998 (Act No. 20 of 1998) states that a clearing agent license issued by the Commissioner under section 73(1) of the Customs and Excise Act, 1998 is valid for a period of twelve (12) months


Publish Date: 24 March 2022

Moratorium On The Payment Of Tax Refunds To Provisional Taxpayers

The Namibia Revenue Agency(NamRA), has detected a scam related to tax refund claims submitted by individual provisional taxpayers. The fraud investigation has commenced and significant progress and discoveries have been made.


Publish Date: 14 February 2022

Pre-Clearance Of Goods At Major Border Posts

Article 7.1 of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) requires Members to adopt or maintain procedures allowing for the submission of import documentation and other required information, including manifest, to begin pro


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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


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


Procurement

BIDDING INVITATION - PROCUREMENT OF REFRESHMENTS FOR THE NAMIBIA REVENUE AGENCY: KATIMA MULILO,OSHAKATI,OTJIWARONGO,RUNDU,KEETMASHOOP & WALVIS BAY G/RFQ/NAMRA/01-19/2022 BIDDING INVITATION-PROCUREMENT OF STATIONARIES FOR THE OFFICE


Privacy Policy

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Terms and Conditions

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