Short-Term Visa

Requirements For Short-Term Visa

1.  Passport with at least 9 months validity and 2 blank pages;

2.  Fully completed application form in capital letters and black ink. Download the Angola visa application form;

3.  Two (2) recent colour passport photographs (glue one to application form, write name on the back of the other).

4.  Original and photocopy of Certificate of International Vaccines;

5.  Company Letter addressed to the Consular Section declaring employment and stating that it is to request a visa to enter Angola;

6. THE INVITATION LETTER – IN PORTUGUESE:Copy in PDF or TIFF format to be sent to the Consular Section by e-mail to: loi@angola.org.uk. (Helpfull advice: when sending an invitation letter by e-mail, write the applicant’s name in the subject field. It is not necessary to write any messages unless it is absolute necessary);

– For business purposes: Invitation letter in portuguese from Angolan chartered company, stating full name, DOB, nationality, passport number and the reason for the visit. Must include a short description of the company’s business line and a stamp from the associated Angolan Ministry;

– For family emergencies: Sent by an Angolan citizen declaring the reason for issuing the visa and responsibility for stay and accommodation. Must include a copy of Angolan ID Card authenticated by a notary;

– Sent by a non-Angolan citizen declaring the reason for issuing the visa and responsibility for stay and accommodation. Must include a copy of passport including the work or residence visa or copy of residence card;

7.  Photocopy of main pages of passport and pages containing information regarding the migratory flow (recent visas to Angola (max 2) and other visas (in conjunction with angolan visas to complete 4 or 4 other visas if never been in Angola);

8.  Itinerary (Online, Airline or Travel agent pre-booking);

PROOF OF ADDRESSBritish citizens do not require proof of address

ECC and Non-British citizens must provide one proof of UK residence (original and photocopy):

– Tenancy agreement
– Council Tax
– Water bill
– Full UK Driving License

Non-British citizens must ALSO provide proof of their legal status in the UK (tick the appropriate):

– British Work visa
– Student visa
– Residence visa

PROCESSING TIME: 5 working days

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