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NAMLITS Helpdesk

The FAN Meat Division of the Meat Board of Namibia (MBN) operates a Namibian Livestock Identification and Traceability System (NamLITS) Helpdesk between 08H00 and 17H00 Mondays to Fridays.

The function of the Helpdesk is to assist producers with queries regarding herd statements, livestock registrations, 40-day residency compliance, movement history and any other NamLITS related queries.

Our helpdesk team consist of Mary and Ronald, and can be reached at +264 61 275 861 or via email:

Mary, RonaldTuna  or Anna


The NamLITS helpdesk can also assist with NamLITS online registrations.

The following functions can be performed on NamLITS Online:

  • Retrieve herd statements
  • View movement history
  • View a list of permits issued to the farm
  • View a list of outstanding movement permits
  • Apply for movement permits
  • Update contact details on the central database

Registration on the NamLITS online system is easy and has the added advantage in that this service is available 24hours a day, 7 days a week, and is thus aimed at the convenience of the producer. In order to register, you need a valid stock brand number and your establishment must have been linked to your stock brand at your local State Veterinary office.

Welcome to the NamLITS Online

The Namibia livestock identification and traceability system is being implemented to create the ability to track and trace animals for the purposes of:

  • managing animal disease surveillance and control programs
  • managing animal disease emergencies
  • validating animal health status claims and meat safety guarantees
  • verifying the FAN Meat quality assurance scheme
  • facilitating regional and international trade

The website, NamLITS online makes it easier for you to manage your livestock movement records. It checks some of the information you provide and gives you guidance on adjusting incorrect records.

You can use NamLITS Online to:

  • apply for animal movement permits
  • update your contact details held on the central database
  • view movement history of individual cattle
  • view cattle movement records that we are not sure about
  • view a list of all cattle on your farm
  • view a list of cattle that have moved 'on' or 'off' your farm
  • view a list of all permits issued to you
  • view a list of outstanding movement permits

Why you should use NamLITS Online

  • It's quick and easy to use
  • It helps reduce paperwork
  • Its available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • We send you permits via e-mail
  • You can check your own records against information held on NamLITS
  • You only pay for the time spent on-line

Coming Soon…You will soon be able to use NamLITS Online to:

  • Register tagged cattle on to the central database
  • Report cattle movements 'on' and 'off' your farm
  • Report movements sheep, goats and pigs 'on' and 'off' your farm
  • Report the death of an animal individually identified by an official

NamLITS Online will help make sure your information is correct. When you register a new animal or movement, the system will check some of the information you enter. This means you make fewer mistakes. Soon you will save paperwork, postage costs, time and effort.

Remember - It is not about the TAG, It is about animal disease management and market access. Safeguard your livelihood by complying with identification and traceability requirements!


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