Angola Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Angola, a passport valid for more than six months and with two consecutive blank pages is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above, when applying for a visa at an Angolan consulate. Passports must be valid for at least one year and have four blank pages, when applying for a visa online on the SME Portal.
Visas for Angola are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for touristic visits of up to 30 days per entry and up to 90 days per year.
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Angola.
Applicants for tourist visas need to provide a pre-booked itinerary. Business and short-term visa applicants require a letter of invitation.
Types and Cost
Tourist visa: £95; short-term visa: £130; work visa: £350 / US$100. An express service is available for twice the usual fee.
SME e-Tourist visa: US$120.
Tourist and business visas (single and multiple entries): 30 days and must be used within 60 days from the date of issue.
Short-term visas: up to seven days and must be used within three days of the date of issue.
Consulate (or consular section at embassy), in person, by a third party or agency, or via registered post.
All nationals referred to in the chart above are eligible to apply for a SME e-business visa, to enter Angola at certain border crossings.
Tourist visas: up to three working days.
Short-term visas: eight days (standard service) or three days (express service).
Work visas: 60 days.
SME e-tourist visa: 72 hs.
Tourist visa applicants must provide a recent bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay.
Extension of stay
Tourist visas can be extended once for a further 30 days. Business visas can be extended twice for 30 days each time. Short-term visas can be extended for a further seven days.
Entry with children
If travelling without one or both parents, a child must carry a notarised travel authorisation.
This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.
Embassies and tourist offices
Embassy of the Republic of Angola in the USA
Telephone: (202) 785 1156.
Address: NW, 2100-2108 16th Street, Washington, 20009,
Mon and Wed 0900-1300, Tues and Thurs 1200-1500.
Embassy of the Republic of Angola in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7299 9850.
Address: , 22 Dorset Street, London, W1U 6QY,
Mon-Fri 0900-1600 (embassy); Mon-Tues 0930-1130, Thurs-Fri 0930-1300 (consular section).