Guide for Requirements to Lodge Application Forms, Filling and Process in 2021 for Angola


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Angola welcome total 26 countries visa free or visa on arrival and about 0.2 million tourist visit every year.

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Steps to Follow for Angola E-visa Application

Angola has a lot of astonishing sights to offer. From its unique landscape to cheap eats, to its diverse cultures and wildlife sanctuaries, the country will make your visit worth it. Most travelers do not miss to see Angola's modern city with an overlooking view of the Atlantic Ocean. Not to mention, Luanda Capital City has the best cuisines at very affordable rates. Travelers who wish to escape the influence of the modern city go to Benguela. Tourists consider it a tropical paradise that gives the ultimate island-vibe. There is also Tundavala Fissure for those who fancy trekking. Tundavala has a spectacular viewpoint and surprises lots of travelers with its incredible geographical formation. How do you reach such beautiful destinations?

In 2018, Angola inaugurated a new system where eligible travelers could obtain travel authorization electronically. Issuance of tourist e-Visa for eligible countries aims to be straightforward and hassle-free.

Migration and Foreigners Services of Angola set their objective into welcoming more nationals in the country. There is no need for an endorsement from a consular and to follow the traditional Visa application process. Foreign nationals interested in visiting Angola can easily submit their Visa application using laptops or mobile devices. Angola E-Visa registration is quick, simple, and 100% online. Illustrated below is a step-by-step procedure that aims to guide possible travelers throughout their application.

Important Requirements for Angola E-visa

Applicants should have the following requirements to complete the E-Visa application online:

  • A passport should have at least one-year validity issued by an eligible country.
  • Passport-sized digital photograph of the e-Visa applicant with photo requirement:
    • The photo should have a white background.
    • Width of the photo (381-571) pixels
    • Height of the photo (496 - 744) pixels
    • The maximum file size is 200 KB
    • The image format is JPEG
  • Vaccination certificate from the country of origin
  • Return ticket or any proof of flight reservation
  • Proof of hotel accommodation.
  • Print of bank statement or any source of finance as proof of funds
  • Valid email address in correspondence to the e-Visa application status and method of payment

Travelers must print the issued visa and present it to Angolan border authorities upon arrival at the airport. Present the same passport used during the e-Visa application. If the passport got renewed after the issuance of e-Visa, the traveler should reapply for another e-Visa.

An Important Reminder for Angola E-visa Application

Ensure all applicants have all the requirements on-hand. You have to scan some documents for better image resolution. Follow the standard size and format for photo requirements. Please read the additional information written in red as your guideline for each section. It explains the necessary steps as you go through the application. Fill the blank with accurate information Inaccuracy or typographical errors in submitted documents may delay the completion process.

Visa Application Registration

Security verification

Enter the characters on the box for security verification and choose the airport of arrival.

Airport/Border of arrival : Aeroporto Internacional 4 de Fevereiro

                                           Aeroporto da Mukanka

                                           Front. Calai

                                           Front. Katuitui

                                           Front. Luau

                                           Front. Mucusso

                                           Front. Massabi

                                           Front. Santa Clara


Type the characters you see in the picture *        

Visa Application Registration - SME

Terms and Conditions will show after passing security verification. Please take time to read through it. All information included in Terms and Condition is relevant to your travel.

Once you finish reading, tick the box that you read and agree to the terms. Click 'Accept' to proceed with the application.

Disclaimer

Before you start the process of applying for the Visa, please take sometime to read carefully and note the following:

  • This site is a Visa online service, approved and certified by ministry of Interior authorities that are responsible of the Visa issuing in Angola.

  • This online service, represent only the collection of your application process digitally and the safe delivery to SME. The E-Visa will be sent to you by email provided all the data and documents are validated and visa request is approved by SME. It is not designed to substitute your physical presence at the consulate (which is mandatory at a subsequent phase), which means the Visa itself can only be granted after a visit to the consulate has taken place, including an interview and biometric data collection and Visa fee payment have all successfully done.

  • The service is designed to help people avoiding visits to the consulates to deliver the documents and the forms, only to go back again to submit the passport. It is ideal for those who live far away from the nearest consulate, where traveling will have costs both financially and in terms of time.

  • In some cases where the country of origin or residence does not have an Angolan consulate, using the service means the applicant will avoid the cost of traveling to the nearest country with an Angolan consulate and have to either stay there for the period during which the Visa is processed, or have to come back to his country for that period, only to go back again to collect the Visa.

  • Please before you advance make sure you read and agree to the terms and conditions , and the privacy policy of this service.

  • Please ensure that you read and understand the steps and requirement for this service

  • Please ensure that you read the technical explanations, the requirement and specifications needed before you start the process.

  • Not following the steps to the letter, and not meeting the technical specification precisely may result in the rejection of your application, which will mean more delays in your Visa processing.

Terms and Conditions

I completely read and agree with the terms and conditions

Visa Application Registration - SME

Provide details about your upcoming travel and choose the type of Visa you need. Take time to read the information included in the Visa category you selected. It will also show you the requirements you need to upload during the application.


VISA CATEGORY    
 Please select the category of the visa required on the left.

Tourist visa

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Once you select a Visa Category, it will show you the list of requirements needed for the application. Take note of the photo standard requirement. Follow the correct photo size and format once you upload it.

VISA CATEGORY

Tourist Visa

  • Tourist visa is granted by Angolan diplomatic and consular missions to foreign citizens wishing to enter the Republic of Angola, in recreational, sports or cultural visit.

  • The tourist visa must be used within 60 days following the date of issue, is valid for one or multiple entries, allows the stay in Angola for a period of up to 30 days and can be extended once for an equal period.

  • The tourist visa does not allow its holder to establish residence in Angola or the exercise of any paid activity.

Tourism / Online Business Visa

The tourist / business visa requested on this website is covered by Presidential Decree No. 56/18 of 20 February, which establishes the exemption regime and the procedures for simplification of administrative acts for granting a tourist visa, and only covers citizens. of the countries mentioned in that diploma.

Tourism Visa Requirements

(Presidential Decree No. 56/18, Article 3, No 3):

  1. Photocopy of Passport recognized in the Republic of Angola for at least 6 months: A copy of the passport page displaying data and photo, Maximum file size - 70 KB, Image format - JPEG;
  2. White Background Photography: A standard size photo. Width (381-571) pixels, Height (496 - 744) pixels, Maximum file size - 200 KB, Image format - JPEG;
  3. Vaccine Certificate: Valid International Vaccine Certificate;
  4. Proof of Accommodation: Hotel reservation or proof of accommodation;
  5. Proof of Livelihood: Proof of Livelihood equivalent to 200USD for each day of stay in the territory;
  6. Air Ticket Reservation: Air Ticket Reservation with return;
  7. Visa fee: 120USD paid in cash at the border;

Images of supporting documents should be scanned in black and white with a resolution between 100dpi and 150dpi in JPEG or TIFF format. Max. tiff - 15360Kb (15Mb). Max. JPEG each 350Kb image.

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Visa sub type *  Tourist/Business Visa

Below are the required documents for Visa processing. Please prepare the same for visa registration.

Photo :

A photo of standard size. Width (381 - 571) pixels. Height (496 - 744) pixels. Maximum file size - 200 KB. Image format - JPEG.

Passport:

Photocopy of Passport recognized in the Republic of Angola with at least 6 months of validity: A copy of the passport page that displays data and photo, Maximum file size - 70 KB, Image format - JPEG

The following Supporting document images should be scanned in gray scale with resolution of a minimum 100dpi and a maximum of 150dpi in JPEG or TIFF format. Maximum file size TIFF - 15360 KB (15 MB). Maximum file size JPEG - 350 KB.

Vaccine Certificate:

International Vaccine Certificate valid

Proof of accommodation:

Hotel reservations or proof of accommodation

Proof of Livelihoods :

Proof of Livelihoods equivalent of 200USD per each day of stay in the territory

Ticket reservation:

Ticket reservation with return

VISA FEE: 120 USD

Visa Application Registration - SME

Instructions for Visa Application

Once you click Continue, a detailed instruction to start the application will prompt. Take some to read through it. All details are relevant to your travel and the requirements that come along with it.

Before you start your application process ensure that you have the following available:

1. A valid passport for a minimum of one year validity with at least 4 empty visa pages

2. A recent photograph with a white background suitable for official use.

3. The entire original supporting documents needed for the submission of the Visa. These documents vary depending on the Visa type you are applying to. Please read the list of document listed against your visa selection carefully.

4. Please note while submitting these documents now through the website will enable the authorities to make a decision on your application, it is mandatory to take the original documents with you when visiting the consulate for biometric data collection and interviews for verification purposes.

The process of applying for the online visa is based on uploading all necessary supporting document images in the specific and strict format that is compatible with the needs of the authorities in the consulates.

Note that the only way to upload the images into this website is to have them scanned and stored as files where you can browse and select them from your local disk. The website doesn’t support any live scan directly from the scanners and have to be done by browsing and selecting files.

Please ensure that all images are captured accordingly by setting your scanner to the following:

  • All scans should be done in gray scale. Please do not scan colored images or black and white.
  • The scan resolution should be set to a minimum of 100dpi and a maximum of 150dpi. Please ensure your scanner is set up correctly
  • All scan sizes for supporting documents should be a standard A4
  • When saving the images please ensure that you either save them as JPEG or TIFF format(for document except photo and passport which should be in JPEG format only). For more info regarding these formats please click here.

As some supporting documents are in multi-sheets formats such as employment contracts or multi sheet invitation letters, it is important in this case to scan the sheets together and save them as one file in a tiff format. Tiff, stands for Tagged Image File Format allow multiple sheets to be saved as one document.

Once all documents are scanned and saved in a local or mobile disk, then they should be browsed one at a time and uploaded into the website.

A verification process will take place once all are uploaded to ensure that all the uploaded images are compliance with the format and size specified. A preview window will allow the applicants to view all the documents that have been loaded. We strongly advise that this is done thoroughly so that any errors or bad quality scans can be revised before the application is concluded.

Once all documents are scanned and saved in a local or mobile disk, then they should be browsed one at a time and uploaded into the website.

A verification process will take place once all are uploaded to ensure that all the uploaded images are compliance with the format and size specified. A preview window will allow the applicants to view all the documents that have been loaded. We strongly advise that this is done thoroughly so that any errors or bad quality scans can be revised before the application is concluded.

File upload Instructions:

Photo :

  • Format JPEG
  • Width (381 - 571) pixels.
  • Height (496 - 744) pixels.
  • Size Maximum - 200 KB.

Passport image:

  • Format - JPEG
  • Size Maximum - 70 KB.

Supporting documents:

  • Format - TIFF/JPEG
  • Size Maximum JPEG - 70 KB. Size Maximum TIFF - 10240 KB (10 MB).

Online Visa Application Registration - SME

Fields marked with * in the form are mandatory to disclose. The other fields can be blank. Ensure that all information is correct, up-to-date, and matched to the details in your passport.

Passport No.

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FILL IN THE ELECTRONIC FORM

DATA OF THE BENEFICIARY

IDENTIFICATION

Surname *        

Forename *        

Marital Status *        

Gender *        

Date Of Birth *        

Country of Birth *        

Nationality *        

Profession *

TRAVEL DOCUMENT

Passaport No *        

12458541

Issued in *        

on *        

Valid Until *        

Date of entry in Angola *        

Date of departure *

HOME ADDRESS

Home Address *        

Street *        

City *        

Post code

CONTACT

Telephone No *        

E-mail *

ADDRESS OF STAY IN ANGOLA

Place of Accomodation *        

City *        

Street *        

House No *

CONTACT PERSON

IDENTIFICATION

Full name *        

Id Doc. No. *        

Date of issue *        

Date of expiry *

ADDRESS

Province *        

Muncipality *        

District *        

Street *        

House No *

CONTACT

Contact Person Telephone *        

Contact person Email *

Visa Application Registration  

After you fill out personal information, you have to upload your passport-sized photo.

Please keep this Ref. No. SME0100131/12/2020 for future communication.

PHOTO IMAGE

Upload Photo

Photo

A photo of standard size. Width (381 - 571) pixels. Height (496 - 744) pixels. Maximum file size - 200 KB. Image format - JPEG.

Upload the copy of the passport page, which displays data and a photo of the owner.

Please keep this Ref. No. SME0100131/12/2020 for future communication.

PASSPORT IMAGE

Passport

Passport

A copy of the passport page which displays data and photo. Maximum file size - 300 KB. Image format - JPEG. Please upload the passport page where the personal information and face is available

Please keep this Ref. No. SME0100131/12/2020 for future communication.

OTHER DOCUMENT IMAGES         

Upload the scanned image of your supporting documents.

Document upload mode   

Separate image(Jpeg/Tiff) for each document type

Single Image(Tiff) for all document types

Other Documents

Upload the scanned image of your Vaccine Certificate.

Supporting document images should be scanned in gray scale with resolution of a minimum 100dpi and a maximum of 150dpi in JPEG or TIFF format. Maximum file size TIFF - 15360 KB (15 MB). Maximum file size JPEG - 350 KB.

Visa Application Registration

Please keep this Ref. No. SME0100131/12/2020 for future communication.

OTHER DOCUMENT IMAGES        Step 4 of 7

Other Documents

Supporting document images should be scanned in gray scale with resolution of a minimum 100dpi and a maximum of 150dpi in JPEG or TIFF format. Maximum file size TIFF - 15360 KB (15 MB). Maximum file size JPEG - 350 KB.

Upload one or more files - Vaccine Certificate

E-visa Application Preview - SME

In this section, a summary of the details you provided will pop out. Take time to review all information you entered before clicking submit. If you have to update, add or edit anything, click the back button and proceed with the changes you wish to make.

Important Note: Once you click submit, you are not allowed to make any changes to the application.

Please keep this Ref. No. SME0100131/12/2020 for future communication.

PREVIEW DATA

VISA DATA

DATA OF THE BENEFICIARY

IDENTIFICATION

Surname *        

Forename *        

Marital Status *        

Gender *        

Date Of Birth *        

Country of Birth *        

Nationality *        

Profession *

TRAVEL DOCUMENT

Passaport No *        

12458541

Issued in *        

on *        

Valid Until *        

Date of entry in Angola *        

Date of departure *

HOME ADDRESS

Home Address *        

Street *        

City *        

Post code

CONTACT

Telephone No *        

E-mail *

ADDRESS OF STAY IN ANGOLA

Place of Accomodation *        

City *        

Street *        

House No *

CONTACT PERSON

IDENTIFICATION

Full name *        

Id Doc. No. *        

Date of issue *        

Date of expiry *

ADDRESS

Province *        

Muncipality *        

District *        

Street *        

House No *

CONTACT

Contact Person Telephone *        

Contact person Email *

SME E-Visa Application Submission - SME

An important reminder will prompt to remind you. You need to upload supporting documents. Otherwise, it may lead to refusal of entry. If you read and agree to the prompt, tick the box. Select all the supporting documents you uploaded.

Please keep this Ref. No. SME0100131/12/2020 for future communication.

Please be aware of the following:

Please do not travel without written approval from the responsible authority from Angola (SME), as well as the support documents stated on the list. Travelling without these documents could result on refusal of entry to Angola.

I completely read and agree with the terms and conditions

Document Type   

Vaccine Certificate

Proof of accommodation

Proof of Livelihoods

Ticket reservation

SME E-Visa Application Submission - SME

After applying, you will have a reference number. Kindly take note of it. You will receive a notification for the next step.

Please keep this Ref. No. SME0100131/12/2020 for future communication.

Application submitted. Please keep the Ref. No. for future communication.

Document Type    

Vaccine Certificate

Proof of accommodation

Proof of Livelihoods

Ticket reservation

Feedback - SME

You can leave some feedback to SME after the application. This part is not mandatory.

Personal Information

Full Name        

Email        

Nationality        

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