Angola Visa FAQ’s

Angola is a country that typically requires a visa before entering the country. This process can feel overwhelming, so we've compiled a list of the most common questions around the Angola visa.

How do I get an Angola visa?

An Angola visa can be obtained by mailing your visa application to the Angolan Embassy OR we suggest you use a trusted visa service like ours to guide you through the process, review documents and hand deliver to the Embassy or apply on your behalf online.  Learn more about our Angola visa services.

What is an Angola visa?

An Angolan visa is a travel document that is a sticker placed in your passport or for tourist and business purposes can be obtained in the form of a short-term evisa. It is required before you depart to Angola and generally is suggested to apply at least a month or two prior to your trip.

What types of Angola visas are there?

An Algeria visa can be used for several types of travel.

Tourist Evisas are multiple entry evisas and allow for a stay of 30 days and are valid for 30 days.  You'll generally need to provide your passport, the Angola visa application, photo, letter describing what you intent on doing, yellow fever certificate, proof of financial capability, a hotel reservation and a travel itinerary.

Business Evisas are also valid for 30 days and are mulitple entry.  You'll typically need to provide your passport, the Angola visa application, photos and a letter from your employer introducing yourself and describing your busines activities, yellow fever certificate, and proof of funds.

Work Visas are required for those going to earn an income and work for a company in Angola.  These visas require a personal appearance at an Angola Embassy.

Misionary visas are stickers in your passport and are valid for 30 days and good for a stay of up to 90 days.  These are available for those going on mission trips and you'll need to send us your passport, visa application, photos, Missionary documents, yellow fever cert, hotel reservations.

Who is eligible for an Angola visa?

Generally most foreign nationals require a visa to Angola and a passport with 6 months of validity left.  There are 11 countries whose citizens do not need to get a visa when traveling to Angola. The list includes citizens of Botswana, Cape Verde, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

How long is an Angola visa valid for?

The Algerian visa is typically valid for 30 or 90 days and good for a stay of up to 30 days.

How long does it take to get an Angola visa?

Evisas take 5-7 business days an the paper stickers can take up to 10 days depending on the type of visa.  Check our Angola visa requirements for more details.

How much does an Angola visa cost?

The Embassy fee or application fee starts at $0 and goes up depending on the visa.  If you use a service like ours, a service fee applies as an additional cost to handle the process on your behalf.  Check here fo the latest Angolan visa fees.

Once in Angola, how long can I visit?

Once you enter the country, you can stay for a maximum of 30 days per visit.  However; with a multiple entry visa you can enter multiple times over a 90 day period.

What activities can I do in Angola with a visa?

An Algeria visa for tourist and business purposes. You are not allowed to take on paid employment with this visa, unless you applied for a work visa. You can attend conferences, business meetings, and tourist activities.

What does an Angola visa look like?

An Angola visa comes in the form of an electronic evisa (which is not physically on your passport) or for certain visas a sticker in your passport and includes your personal information, the visa validity information, and the visa conditions.

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What are the documents required to apply for an Angola visa?

To apply for an Angola visa, you must have:

  • A passport that will be valid for six months after your visa expires.

  • An angola visa application, completed and signed.

  • Passport Photos

  • Travel Itinerary

  • Yellow Fever Certificate

  • Proof of Funds

  • Hotel Reservation

  • If for business, a company letter describing your trip and possibly an invitation letter from the company or organization in Algeria as well as an invitation or support letter from the sponsor in Algeria.

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