The Republic Angola Travel Health Advice
Foreign nationals should submit a request to enter the country. An authorization will be obtained by completing a simple form.
The purpose of getting the authorization online is to grant the entry to the country you are visiting. The online process simplifies the procedures and permits the user getting the permit quickly.
Tourists are required to provide personal details and other relevant information. When completing the process, submitters must use a valid passport from an eligible country.
Medical facilities and services, including emergency care, are limited outside of Luanda and do not meet developed countries' standards. In the capital, some private clinics offer international standard medical care and 24-hour emergency services including ambulances. Local pharmacies provide a limited supply of medications. Always carry prescription medication in original packaging with your doctor’s prescription. Bring preventative and over-the-counter medicines. But make sure consult Angola embassy in your country of traveling from to verify your medications are legal before you travel. Based on the Angola immigration policy, Yellow fever vaccine certificate is a mandatory requirement in order to get the visa for entry.
Infants (6 through 11 months old): 1 dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine before travel. This dose does not count as the first dose in the routine childhood vaccination series. People 12 months old or older, with no evidence of immunity or no written documentation of any doses: 2 doses of MMR vaccine before travel. The 2 doses must be given 28 days apart. People 12 months old or older who have written documentation of 1 dose and no other evidence of immunity: 1 additional dose before travel, at least 28 days after the previous dose.
Required for arriving travelers from all countries if traveler is ≥9 months of age.
Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months of age.
Note: Yellow fever vaccine availability in the United States is currently limited. If you need to be vaccinated before your trip, you may need to travel some distance and schedule your appointment well in advance. Find the clinic nearest you.