Obtain your visa or visa pre-approval before traveling. Visas on arrival are not available without online pre-approval and payment through an Angolan embassy or consulate prior to travel. Allow several weeks for visa processing or visa pre-approval. If you are traveling with minor children to Angola via South Africa, be aware that additional documentation is required.
A tourist visa must be used within 60 days from the issue date and is valid for 30 days, a period that can be extended once for an additional period of 30 days. Passports must have a validity of 9 months and at least 2 blank pages. Transit without visa is allowed for passengers continuing their trip to a third country by the same or first departing plane if they do not leave the airport.
Foreign workers in Angola must arrive with a work visa and must keep the visa current. Doing otherwise risks fines and arrest.
Arrange reliable and secure ground transportation from the airport in advance.
Currency Regulations: Any amount over $10,000 must be declared upon entry. Non-residents can leave with the equivalent of $5,000 in foreign currency and residents with $1,000. Non-residents and residents may also take out 50,000 kwanzas ($300). Expect to be searched at the airport and any amount over those limits to be confiscated.
Angola visa for borders information, officially the Republic of Angola, is a west-coast country of south-central Africa. It is the seventh-largest country in Africa, bordered by Namibia to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Zambia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Angola has an exclave province, the province of Cabinda that borders the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The capital and largest city of Angola is Luanda.
RT-PCR testing for COVID is available at Luanda Medical Center (LMC), Sagrada Esperanca, Girassol, and Centralab clinics by appointment only. Appointment requests should be made at least five days in advance of the date the test is needed. The cost for the test varies between 120,000 and 187,500 kwanza. If you would like the technician to come to your place of employment or home, there is an additional fee. Test results are generally available within 72 hours.
A serological (rapid) test can be obtained at the following clinics: Luanda Medical Center, Sagrada Esperanca, Girassol, Mediag, Cligest, Centralab, and Cedil. The cost for the rapid test varies between 19,000 and 50,000 kwanza. There is an additional fee if the technician comes to your place of employment or home.
Please note that only the RT-PCR test (not the rapid test) will satisfy the requirements of airlines and international airports.