Important Information

Embassy Operating Procedure
The Angola High Commission only accepts lodgings on a Monday and Tuesday and only allows collections on a Thursday and Friday.

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Angola Visa for UK Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least four consecutive blank visa pages
    • Be valid six months beyond entry date

  2. Photograph

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow to upload your photo.

    Alternatively, you may provide one colour, passport type photograph that meets the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against a white background and printed on high quality photo paper; be 35mm by 45mm in size; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photograph should not be affixed to your application and may not display evidence of adhesive or staples.

  3. Proof of Employment

    A letter from the applicant's employer confirming employment. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Confirm that the applicant is an employee of the company
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • State the applicant's expected return to work date
    • Be typed and signed in the original by the applicant's supervisor or their HR department

    A sample Proof of Employment Letter can be found in the Application Pack

  4. Personal Statement

    This must be addressed to the Consular Section of the Angolan Embassy in London requesting the visa and declaring the reason for applying   

  5. Proof of Financial Means

    This must be provided as a colour copy of the first page of the applicant's current non-online bank statement issued within the last two months and showing a minimum credit balance of USD 200.00 per day of stay

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. These must be provided as:

    • A copy of the hotel confirmation
    • A colour copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel
    • All documents required for the next destination

  7. Medical Certificate

    One colour copy of the applicant's Certificate of International Vaccines:main page with the applicant's data and page including vaccine against yellow fever

  8. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form. This form must:

  9. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Form included in this kit.

    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  10. Early Retrieval Of Passports

    In an emergency the Embassy may return the passport but the process will be summarily cancelled and the applicant will have to re-submit the complete visa application including the payment. To withdraw the passport the applicant must send the request by email to VisaCentral. The passport will be returned to VisaCentral within 48 hours.

  11. Advised Traveller Service (Highly Recommended)

    Stay informed and safe by having VisaCentral subscribe you to the Government Foreign Travel Advice Email Alerts. Registration enables you to receive the most up-to-date travel advice regarding safety, security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health. VisaCentral will register the email address provided in the order. To enroll in this optional service, add this option to your order within the order flow

Angola Visa

Don't know what a visa for Angola looks like?  You can view sample visa for Angola and see the information it contains.

See a sample Angola visa

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