The Republic Angola Travel Notice


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Travellers To Angola

You should be up to date on routine vaccinations while traveling to any destination. Some vaccines may also be required for travel.

Measles Vaccines

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.


Yellow Fever Requirement

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.


Routine Vaccines

Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines before every trip. These vaccines include measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot.


Polio Vaccines

If you were vaccinated against polio as a child but have never had a polio booster dose as an adult, you should get this booster dose. Adults need only one polio booster dose in their lives.

If you were not completely vaccinated as a child or do not know your vaccination status, talk to your doctor about getting vaccinated.


Most travelers

Get travel vaccines and medicines because there is a risk of these diseases in the country you are visiting.

  • Hepatitis A: CDC recommends this vaccine because you can get hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Angola, regardless of where you are eating or staying.
  • Malaria: You will need to take prescription medicine before, during, and after your trip to prevent malaria. Your doctor can help you decide which medicine is right for you, and also talk to you about other steps you can take to prevent malaria. Areas of Angola with risk of malaria: All. See more detailed information about malaria in Angola.
  • Typhoid: You can get typhoid through contaminated food or water in Angola. CDC recommends this vaccine for most travelers, especially if you are staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or if you are an adventurous eater.on routine vaccinations while traveling to any destination. Some vaccines may also be required for travel

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.

Stay safe!