Borders

Walvis Bay-Ndola-Lubumbashi Development Corridor (WBNLDC)

The Walvis Bay-Ndola-Lubumbashi Development Corridor (WBNLDC) links the Port of Walvis Bay with Zambia, the Southern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zimbabwe. This corridor also connects via Zambia into Malawi and Tanzania.

Border post operating hours

Country Border Post Average clearance days Operating hours
Namibia Port of Walvis Bay 3 days 08:00–17:00
Namibia/Zambia Katima Mulilo/Sesheke 2 hours (Final clearance) 06:00–18:00
Zambia Livingstone 2 days (Final clearance) 08:00–17:00
Zambia/DRC Kasumbalesa 2 days (Final clearance) 06:00–18:00

 

Customs and Roads Authorities

For further details on the customs or transport documents required at each border post along the WBNLDC, please contact the relevant office in the country concerned.

Namibia

 

Ministry of Finance (MoF)

Directorate of Customs & Excise

Western Region

Walvis Bay

Central Region

Windhoek

North-eastern Region

Katima Mulilo

 

 

 

Tel.: +264 64 2086400

 

Tel.: +264 61 2092421 / 2092422

Tel.: +264 66 253222

URL: www.mof.gov.na

 

 

Fax: +264 64 2086450

 

Fax: +264 61 220013

 

Fax: +264 66 253222

Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT)

Department of Transport: Director of Transport

Tel.: +264 61 2088624 Fax: +264 61 2088441
Roads Authority Weighbridges Division

Windhoek

Walvis Bay

Grootfontein

Katima Mulilo

 

 

Department of Permits

 

 

Tel.: +264 61 2847009

Tel.: +264 64 209667

Tel.: +264 67 242107

Tel.: +264 66 254702 / 254703 / 252775

 

Tel.: +264 61 2847000

 

 

Fax: +264 61 2847013

Fax: +264 61 209610

 

ZAMBIA

 

Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA)

Customs Services Division

Tel.: +260 211 229214 / 228414 Fax: +260 211 226139
Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) Tel.: +260211251740

 

 
Roads Development Agency (RDA)

Axle Load Control Project – Projects Manager

Tel.: +260 211 253088 Fax: +260 211 253404
Road Traffic and Safety Agency (RTSA) Tel.: +260 211 230553

Toll Free Line: 983

 
National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) Tel.: +260211250823

 

 
Zambia Border Crossing Company (ZBICC) Kasumbalesa Tel.: +260977765135

 

 
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC)

 

Ministere des Transports et Voies de Communication (CEPCOR) Tel.: +243823155850

 

 
Office de Gestion du Fret Multimodal (OGEFREM) Tel.: +243815015327  
Provincial Transport Division Haut Katanga DRC Tel.: +243820083366

 

 
Police De Frontiers Lubumbashi DRC Tel.: +2430997164212  

Weighbridges are situated in the following locations: Livingstone, Kafue and Lusaka. Mobile Compliance Units of the ZRA operate in the Southern, Northern, Eastern and Western regions in Zambia and conducts random inspections on trucks travelling this route based on risk management parameters from the ASYCUDA World system).


Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC)

The Corridor stretches over 1,900 km linking the Port of Walvis Bay with Botswana and South Africa. Walvis Bay-Windhoek-Gaborone-Johannesburg/Pretoria

 Border post operating hours

Country Border Post Operating hours
Botswana Mamuno 07:00–24:00
Pioneers’ Gate 07:00–24:00
Namibia Buitepos 07:00–24:00
South Africa Skilpadshek 07:00–24:00

 

Customs and Roads Authorities

For further details on the customs or transport documents required at each border post along the Trans Kalahari Corridor, please contact the relevant office in the country concerned.

Namibia

 

Ministry of Finance (MoF)

Directorate of Customs & Excise

Western Region

Walvis Bay

Central Region

Windhoek

 

Hosea Kutako International Airport

Eastern Region

Trans-Kalahari Border

 

 

 

Tel.: +264 64 2086400

 

Tel.: +264 61 2092421 / 2092422

 

Tel.: +264 62 540079 / 540369

 

Tel.: +264 62 560401

URL: www.mof.gov.na

 

 

Fax: +264 64 2086450

 

Fax: +264 61 220013

 

 

Fax: +264 62 540025

 

 

Fax: +264 62 560418

 

Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication (MWTC)

Department of Transport: Director of Transport

Tel.: +264 61 2088624 Fax: +264 61 2088441
Roads Authority (RA)

Weighbridges Division

Windhoek

Walvis Bay

Brakwater

Gobabis

 

 

Permits Division

 

 

Tel.: +264 61 2847009

Tel.: +264 64 209667

Tel.: +264 61 213995

Tel.: +264 62 564676/ 563043

 

Tel.: +264 61 2847000

 

 

Fax: +264 61 2847013

Fax: +264 61 209610

Fax: +264 61 218253

Fax: +264 62 564675

BOTSWANA Botswana Unified Revenue Service

Customs Commissioner

Tel.: +267 3639503
Ministry of Transport & Communications

Department of Road Transport and Safety – Transport Promotion and Control Division

Principal Transport Officer

 

Vehicle Registration and Licensing Division

Principal Transport Officer

 

Road Safety Division Principal Traffic Safety Officer

 

 

Tel.: +267 3905422 / 3688648

 

 

 

 

Tel.: +267 3905422 / 3688648

 

 

Tel.: +267 3905422

URL: www.transport.gov.bw or www.roads.gov.bw

 

SOUTH AFRICA

 

South African Revenue Service

Deputy Chief Operations Officer: Regional Coordination

Tel.: +27 12 4224447 / +27 12 4225069 Fax: +27 12 4529669
Ministry of Transport

National Department of Transport: Infrastructure Planning

Tel.: +27 12 3093120 / 3093480 Fax: +27 12 3093471
ZIMBABWE

 

Ministry of Transport & Infrastructural Development

Customs & Roads Authorities – Head Office

 

 

Beitbridge Border Post

 

 

The Development of Transportation Management

 

Department of Roads

 

 

Tel: +263 (04) 7588915 / 790813 / 790814

 

Tel: +263 (0)286 22529

 

Tel: +263 (04) 7009919

 

Tel: +263 (04) 7006939

 

Weighbridges are situated in the following towns: Dibete, Francistown, Kazangula, Manuno, Ngoma, Pioneer, Ramathlabama, Ramokgwebane, Sehitwa, Serule Martin’s Drift, and Tlokweng. Information on weighbridges in South Africa can be obtained from the Ministry of Transport.

 


Trans-Cunene Corridor (TCC)

The Trans-Cunene corridor links the Port of Walvis Bay with southern Angola up to Lubango, over a distance of 1,600 km.

Border post operating hours

Country Border Post Operating hours
Namibia/Angola Oshikango/Santa Clara 08:00–17:00

Truck drivers are advised to arrive at the border post before 16:00 to ensure timely clearance.

 

 Customs and Roads Authorities

For further details on the customs or transport documents required at each border post along the Trans-Cunene Corridor, please contact the relevant office in the country concerned.

Namibia

 

Ministry of Finance (MoF)

Directorate of Customs & Excise

Western Region

Walvis Bay

Central Region

Windhoek

Northern Region

Oshakati

Oshikango Border Post

 

 

 

 

Tel.: +264 64 2086400

 

Tel.: +264 61 2092421 / 2092422

 

Tel.: +264 65 229705

Tel.: +264 65 264613 / 264623

URL: www.mof.gov.na

 

 

Fax: +264 64 2086450

 

Fax: +264 61 220013

 

 

Fax: +264 65 221190

 

 

Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT)

Department of Transport: Director of Transport

Tel.: +264 61 2088624 Fax: +264 61 2088441
Roads Authority (RA)

Weighbridges Division

Windhoek

Walvis Bay

Tsumeb

 

Permits Division

 

 

Tel.: +264 61 2847009

Tel.: +264 64 209667

Tel.: +264 67 222592

 

Tel.: +264 61 2847000

 

 

Fax: +264 61 2847013

Fax: +264 61 209610

Fax: +264 67 209610

 

ANGOLA

 

Ministry of Transport Tel.: +244 222 311581 / 311303 Fax: +244 222 311582

 


Trans-Oranje Corridor (TOC)

The Trans-Oranje Corridor (previously known as the Southern Extension) is a tarred road linking the Ports of Walvis Bay and Lüderitz with the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

Border post operating hours

Country Border Post Operating hours Type of load
Namibia Ariamsvlei 24 hours Normal
South Africa Upington 06:00-22:00 Normal
Namibia Noordoewer 24 hours Normal
South Africa Vioolsdrif 06:00-22:00 Normal

Truck drivers are advised to arrive at the border post before 16:00 to ensure timely clearance. 

 

Customs and Roads Authorities

For further details on the customs or transport documents required at each border post along the Trans-Cunene Corridor, please contact the relevant office in the country concerned .

Namibia

 

Ministry of Finance (MoF)

Directorate of Customs & Excise

Southern Region

Keetmanshoop

Noordoewer

 

Ariamsvlei

 

 

 

 

 

Tel.: +264 63 222749

Tel.: +264 63 297147 / 297148

Tel.: +264 63 280023 / 280024

URL: www.mof.gov.na

 

 

 

Fax: +264 63 223043

Fax: +264 63 297138

 

Fax: +264 63 280020

Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT) Department of Transport: Director of Transport Tel.: +264 61 2088624 Fax: +264 61 2088441
Roads Authority

Weighbridges Division

Keetmanshoop

 

Karasburg

 

 

Permits Division

 

 

Tel.: +264 63 221550 / 221576

Tel.: +264 63 270740 / 270741

 

Tel.: +264 61 2847000

 

 

Fax: +264 63 221570

 

Fax: +264 63 270742

SOUTH AFRICA

 

South African Revenue Services

Deputy Chief Operations Officer: Regional Coordination

Tel.: +27 12 4224447 / 4225069 Fax: +27 12 4529669
Ministry of Transport

National Department of Transport: Infrastructure Planning

Tel.: +27 12 3093120 / 3093480 Fax: +27 12 3093471