Department of International Relations
- The Executive Committee (EXCO) of the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) has granted permission to the Office of the Registrar to allow Senior International Students to register earlier than scheduled, during the period 23 to 26 February 2021.
- The decision was granted to enable Senior International Students to obtain their Proof of Registration, and to apply for Student Permits before the expiry of their Student Permits on 28 February 2021.
- Senior International Students who will not utilise the opportunity to register during the approved period namely, 23 to 26 February 2021, will have to apply for Visitors Permit, and pay N$ 580 to legalise their stay in Namibia. .
- Senior International Students who have completed their studies, and will not register for the 2021 Academic Year at NUST, and will leave to their home countries within the first week of March 2021, should urgently submit their names to the Department of International Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. The Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security (MHAISS) has committed to facilitate their smooth exit.
- The University urges all International Students who will not register for the 2021 Academic Year, and will leave to their countries of origin, to do so within the first week of March. Staying for a longer period will have legal implications.
- Engineering Senior Students who are not able to register during the period 23 to 26 February 2021, in view of their Semester extension, are encouraged to apply for Visitors Permit at own cost.
- Kindly also take note that the Ministry has extended the Student Permit Applications until 15 April 2021.
- Students need to submit their Permit applications at the Ministry Head Office in the mornings.
- This announcement replaces the last announcement entitled: Urgent Announcement to all International Students issued on 12 February 2021.
Mrs Theodora Nandjaa-Mweuta
Coordinator: International Relations
T: 061 207 2494