Opioid Substitution Treatments: not available

Importation of Methadone and other Opioid Substances: possible

Any person entering or departing from Namibia may be in possession of a Schedule 5, 7 or 9 substance (e.g. methadone is a Schedule 7 substance), which shall not exceed a  reasonable quantity required for use for a period of not more than one month, provided that such person is in possession of a certificate issued by a patient’s home prescriber confirmed by the relevant health authority of the country of residence.

Contact Address:

Ministry of Health and Social Services
Permanent Secretary
Ministerial Building
Harvey Street
Private Bag 13198
Windhoek North
Phone: +264 61 2032602
Fax: +264 61 203573

Any comments and additional information greatly appreciated.
Please address all correspondence to:

Ralf Gerlach
Bremer Platz 18-20
48155 Münster
Phone: +49 251-60123 or +49 2571-582765
Fax: +49 251-666580

(This page last revised and updated August 1, 2018)