Namibia and Russian Federation signed an agreement that would exempt visitors from obtaining special visas for visits.
The Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security, Frans Kapofi, and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, Valerii Utkin, signed the mutual visa exemption agreement in Windhoek.
During the ceremony, Kapofi noted that the government wants to further deepen the relations between the two nations.
“The signatories have decided to enter into a mutual visa exemption agreement for holders of diplomatic, official service, and national passports issued by both countries,” he said.
According to Kapofi, the nationals of both countries may enter into, exit from, transit through, and stay in the territory of the state of the other party without a visa for a period of up to 90 days within each period of 180 days from the date of their first entry.