How it works

Who qualifies for legal aid?

Legal aid is available to all persons in Namibia, who are indigent (those with inadequate means to afford services of legal practitioners).

The nature of legal matters

Legal aid is available for all persons in either criminal cases, or civil matters.

The Means Test
  • The monthly income of the applicant not exceeding the amount of N$ 3500, if the applicant is employed
  • The value of any movable or immovable property the applicant owns
  • Other sources of income will be taken in account