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Procedures for recovering stolen vehicles from abroad - Namibia Page 1/2

Procedures for Recovering Stolen Vehicles from Abroad

Namibia

SARPCCO STANDARD OPERATING REQUIREMENT (SOR) FOR THE IDENTIFICATION AND RETURN
OF NON RECOVERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO THEIR LAWFUL OWNERS

The SARPCCO Standard Operating requirement SOR for the identification and return of recovered stolen
motor vehicle to their lawful owners pertaining to Namibia is as follows:

Police requirements for identification and release of vehicle

Documentation Required:
Registration document (Certified copy of registration document)

Original letter of authority to release vehicle to appointed person

Containing what particulars, i.e. company letterhead, addressed to whom, vehicle particulars,
police reference no, appointee's full names & ID/Passport no's, etc
Statement by insurance Company pertaining to insured vehicle, claimant indemnified, vehicle
property of company
Statement of financial institution, vehicle under financial agreement, property of the bank

Statement by owner stating that the vehicle is not insured or financed

Court order, ordering the release of the vehicle

Police official/s who may sign/authorize vehicle release

Police documents required for transition of vehicle through country and border posts

Customs documents requirements for removal or transition from or through country

Persons to identify a vehicle; when and or/on appointment only


Owner on invitation only

Complainant in theft case on appointment only

Procedure upon proof of death, ill health, emigration, non-trace-ability of owner/complainant

Invitation/Communication through Interpol office only

Justice Department

Requirements for obtaining court order for release of vehicle:


Presence of Legal Owner or Legal Representative

Documentation required
Original Registration Document

Certified copy of registration document (who must certify country of origin or Embassy or Police)

First information crime statement by complainant (certified copy)

Statement from Insurance Company stating that the vehicle was insured, claimant was
indemnified
Statement by financial institution stating vehicle is under finance agreement

Customs Tribunal Requirements

Documentation required:
Registration Document

Copy of registration document certified by whom

Original letter of authority to release vehicle to appointed person

Containing what particulars, i.e. company letterhead, addressed to whom, vehicle particulars,
police reference no, appointee's full names & ID/Passport no's, etc
Statement by Insurance Company pertaining to insured vehicle, claimant indemnified, vehicle
property of company
Statement of financial institution, vehicle under financial agreement, property of the bank
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Statement by owner stating that the vehicle is not insured or financed
Court order, ordering the release of the vehicle
DPP/Attorney General/Customs Tribunal authorized to release vehicle
Police official/s who may sign/authorize vehicle release
Police documents required for transition of vehicle through country and border posts
Customs documents requirements for removal or transition from or through country
Taxes, i.e. Road, Carbon Tax, Third Party Insurance, etc
Storage release fees payable before release

Persons to identify a vehicle; when and or/on appointment only


Owner on invitation only

Complainant in theft case on appointment only

Procedure upon proof of death, ill health, emigration, non-trace-ability of owner/complainant

Invitation/Communication through Interpol office only

Last update: March 2008

Last modified on 10 Mar 2008