Ministry of Home Affairs Executive Director Etienne Maritz

Govt approves 100% passport fee hike

Govt approves 100% passport fee hike

Clifton Movirongo The Ministry of Home Affairs has received government approval to increase passport application fees by 100 percent. The cabinet approval will see fees increase from the current N$200 to N$400. Ministry of Home Affairs Executive Director Etienne Maritz told the Windhoek Observer the planned price hike comes as the validity period for the passports has increased from five to ten years, with more pages included in the booklet. “Inflation and the cost for the passports are the major reasons for the increase. So, we are still in the process as our legal people are busy drafting the proclamation…
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