Angola is a country located in South Africa with a population of over 30 million people. That is over 30 million people who can travel without a visa or get an eVisa to over 40 countries. Angolan citizens can also get visas on arrival to several countries worldwide— ranking the Angolan passport 95th in the world based on freedom of movement.
Angolan citizens must apply for a visa for the rest of the countries before traveling.
Where Can Angolans Travel Without a Visa?
You can enter any of the following countries visa-free with an Angolan passport:
|Cape Verde||90 days|
|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||1 month|
|Sao Tome and Principe||15 days|
|South Africa||30 days|
If you are planning to visit any of these countries, you still need to keep in mind that you must have a valid passport— up to six months. But, some countries accept a three-month validity period; it depends on your destination. In addition to your passport, you must purchase travel insurance covering your visit even if you don’t need a visa.
eVisa Countries for Angolan Citizens
For the following countries, you will need an eVisa if you hold an Angolan passport:
|Antigua and Barbuda||90 days|
|Ethiopia||up to 90 days|
|Gabon||up to 6 months|
|Georgia||up to 3 months|
|Kyrgyzstan||up to 90 days|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||up to 3 months|
|South Sudan||up to 6 months|
|Sri Lanka||30 days|
The option to apply for an electronic visa makes your traveling easier. With an online visa, you don’t need to visit an embassy or a consulate to submit your application— you complete the entire application online. Then, after your visa is processed, you will receive instructions on how to print your visa document so you can present it to border patrol when you travel.
Note: make sure you have your passport and credit card ready when applying for your eVisa.
Countries That Issue Visa on Arrival for Angolan Citizens
If you are an Angolan citizen, you can get a visa on arrival when you enter the countries listed below:
|Ethiopia||up to 90 days|
To get a visa on arrival (VOA), you have to make an application after you arrive at the airport of your destination country. Please make sure you check whether that airport issues visas on arrival or not since countries have designated ports of entry for VOAs.
You will retrieve your visa application form and information on paying the fee at the airport. Then once you complete your form and attach a few documents you need to prepare beforehand (your passport, bank statements, health insurance, proof of accommodation, etc.), you can hand in your application.
A visa on arrival takes a few hours to finish processing, depending on how many people are waiting in line. Until the visa is processed, you cannot enter the country— wait, retrieve your visa, and then you can proceed with your visit.
Angola Passport Holders Visa Required
As an Angolan passport holder, you will need a visa to enter the following countries:
|Australia and territories||Greece||North Macedonia|
|Bahamas||Guinea||Papua New Guinea|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Italy||San Marino|
|Central African Republic||North Korea||Spain|
|Republic of the Congo||Liberia||Taiwan|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo||Libya||Thailand|
|Co´te d'Ivoire||Lithuania||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Czech Republic||Mali||United Arab Emirates|
|Denmark||Malta||United Kingdom and Crown dependencies|
|Dominican Republic||Marshall Islands||United States|
For your visa application, you first need to locate a visa application center in Angola representing your destination country. This can be an embassy or consulate— keep in mind that there is a difference between the two. Once you have located the correct office, you need to prepare your documents and fill out the application form.
Here is a list of the most common required documents for a visa application:
- Your Angolan passport (valid for the required travel period).
- Passport pictures that are no older than six months.
- Insurance that covers your travel, including any health emergencies.
- Evidence that you have made a hotel reservation or found other accommodation.
- Your recent bank statements proving you have sufficient funds to cover your visit.
- Invitation letter if you are visiting a friend or family member.
- Evidence that you have purchased a flight ticket for your return home.
- Plus any additional supporting documents.
The number of required documents changes from country to country; the visa center will let you know what else may be required.
Important: If you already have a valid Schengen visa, you don’t need to apply for a visa to visit EU countries and other countries outside of the EU. Similarly, if you have a US visa, you may be allowed to enter other countries without applying for a visa again. There are plenty of other countries whose visa allows you to visit more than one country, so make sure you check that information before going through the application again.