Angola

Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Entry ban for visitors arriving from certain areas. Test required.
Quarantine required. Vaccinated are exempted from quarantine.

Pre-entry clearance formTravelers might be required to fill out the pre-travel clearance form. Fill the form on official website.

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What is the COVID situation in Angola?

+15 New COVID cases in Angola
0 New COVID deaths in Angola
9.05% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 3, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Basic facts about Angola

Angola is a very large country located in Middle Africa. The capital of Angola is Luanda and the most spoken language is Portuguese. The national currency in Angola is Angolan kwanza (AOA).

What taxi apps are available in Angola?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Angola. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Angolan kwanza (AOA)Official currency
1 EUR~639.21 AOA
1 USD~565 AOA

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

Do people speak English in Angola?

The official language of Angola is Portuguese. Traveling across Angola if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers. You can go into someone who doesn't comprehend the word that you speak. Learn a few distress phrases, such as aid, emergency, and police, as a precaution, and of course, the most important phrase to know is “Do you speak English?”

In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Angola was ranked 80th out of 100 countries in 2020.

What socket types are used in Angola?

There is one common plug type used in Angola:

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Angola?

Currently, citizens of 10 countries can enter Angola without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter Angola?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Angola.

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Is it safe in Angola?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On October 18, 2021, the risk level for Angola was changed to Level 3: Reconsider Travel.

Emergency phones in Angola

69 Police
69 Ambulance
69 Fire police

Check travel information also for neighbor countries of Angola:

Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the CongoNamibiaZambia
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