Ordinary Visa

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Ordinary Visa

Purpose of the trip/ Stay: Family affairs and Business contacts.

1 completed application form (click here to download)

1 recent color passport size photograph;

Passport with at least 6 months remaining validity;

Letter in Portuguese or English requesting the issuance of visa, detailing purpose of the trip and length of stay. Business trips: letter from the applicant's company requesting the visa; must include liability term for expenses during stay and eventual need of repatriation;

Copies of the main pages of the passport, as well as all the pages showing visas, seals, notes;

Copy of the International Vaccination Certificate: main page with holder's data and page with vaccination against yellow fever;

Proof of residence;

Unaccompanied minors or travelling with a third party: notarized authorization from parents or legal guardian;

Invitation letters from companies in the oil sector must be certified by the Angolan Ministry of Oil (Gabinete dos Recursos Humanos - Ministério dos Petróleos);

Invitation letters by individuals must be authenticated by a notary public and the Angolan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and include copy of the ID or passport of the inviting party;

Invitation letters from private companies in Angola: submit copy of the Angolan commercial register (Alvará Comercial);

Proof of family relationship with national or foreign citizens legally resident in Angola (birth certificates, marriage certificate or other documents). All the documents issued in Angola must be authenticated by a notary public and the Angolan Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

Invitation letter must be directed from Angola to the Embassy by fax (+6568357964).

Proof of means of subsistence while in Angola (equivalent to USD 200/day; please present bank account statement for the past 6 months) OR formal declaration of obligation from the inviting person/organization;

Proof of accommodation (hotel reservation or information about accommodation in the invitation letter);

Copy of reservation of onward or return flight and visa to a third destination;


  • Validity: 60 days upon issuance.
  • Number of entries: 1.
  • Length of authorized stay: 30 days.
  • Extension of stay (visa renewal): 2 for the same period of time.
  • Please note that if visa is not granted or the traveler cancels the trip, the administrative fee will NOT be refunded.
  • Time for processing the application: 7 working days.
  • The Ordinary Visa does not allow its holder to establish residence nor to engage any type of professional activity.


Bank Details:

Embassy of the Republic of Angola 
Bank United Overseas Bank Group – UOB
Novena Branch
Address: 328 A Thomson Road #01-38, Singapore 307685, Singapore
Account Number: USD- 116-900-226-1
Swift Code: UOVBSGSG