Angola Visa Application FAQs

1. What is a Angola Visa?

A Angola visa is a stamp or endorsement placed by officials of Angola on a passport that allows the bearer to visit Angola.  Visas are obtained from the Embassy or consulates of Angola for your visit.  “Visit” is further defined as the reason for entry, usually business, tourist or transitory.  There are over 270 countries that offer visas and literally thousands of different types of visas available based upon country, type of visit, and length of visit.

2. Who needs a Angola visa?

All Nationals of all countries except Namibians have to apply for a visa to travel to Angola, whether for business or tourism.

3. What is the difference between a Angola tourist and Angola business visa?

Angola visas are issued according to the purpose of the trip; choose the visa that best describes your trip :


Activities which require a Angola Tourist Visa

Tourism trip; visits to relatives and/or friends; scientists, professors or researchers attending cultural, technological or scientific conferences, seminars or meetings (services provided must not be paid by organizations/corporations in Angola, except reimbursement for expenses or per diem allowances); unpaid participation in athletic or performing arts events or competitions.

Tourist visa holders are not allowed to engage in any paid activity in Angola.

Activities which require a Angola Business Visa

Business trips, except when the trip involves the provision of technical assistance services of any nature.

For more info of the different activities permitted under each Angola Visa, click through to our home page

4. How long does it take to obtain a Angola visa?

Typically, a visa takes anywhere from 1 business day to 20 days to process in the Angola Embassy/Consulate depending on the consulate that we need to send the application to and whether you choose to “rush” your Angola visa.

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