Update to all Senior International Students

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, skambrude@nust.na or ygeises@nust.na. 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
E: tnandjaa@nust.na

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