COVID -19 travel restrictions: Angola –

This article was published on July 13, 2022, and all the information in the article so far is correct. Before you book your trip, we highly recommend that you also check out the official resources for the most up-to-date travel requirements, as they are subject to constant change.

Can I enter Angola?

Currently, Angola is open to all travelers from around the world. However, some restrictions on COVID-19 still remain. Please take the time to learn the regulations below.

Before leaving Angola, the first thing you need to do is complete a Travel Registration within 72 hours.

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Can I enter Angola if I have been vaccinated?

You can enter Angola if you have been vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated if you received the same dose of double-dose vaccination or one dose of single-dose vaccination at least 14 days before entering Angola.

In April 2022, there were five vaccines approved in Angola:

  • Pfizer
  • Oxford / AstraZeneca
  • Sinopharm BBIBP
  • Sputnik V
  • Sputnik Light

Travel documents if you have been vaccinated

If you have been vaccinated, show up both documents in a printed version:

  • A vaccination certificate
  • A negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival

Can I enter Angola if I have not been vaccinated?

You can enter Angola if you have not been vaccinated.

Travel documents if I have not been vaccinated

  • A PCR test no more than 72 hours before leaving

Can I leave Angola?

There are no restrictions on COVID-19 for departure to Angola. Please, know carefully the requirements of your destination country.

Travel documents if I have been vaccinated

  • A certificate of full vaccination against COVID-19 in paper or electronic format

Travel documents if I have not been vaccinated

  • A certificate of recovery from the covid (not more than 180 days before the day of crossing the border of a particular country) o
  • A negative covid test result (associated time and type of test may vary, please check destination country requirements)

Situation of COVID-19 in Angola at present

Most countries currently categorize Angola as a “danger” area.


Is it safe to travel to Angola now?

Currently, Angola is not a “safe” destination. However, you can ensure safety if you follow local regulations:

  • Individuals are required to present either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result in order to enter public institutions, restaurants, educational, and cultural institutions (cinemas and museums) and sports venues.
  • Face masks are required in public places and in transportation

Is Luanda open to travel?

Luanda is open to travel. Please note that the regulations of COVID-19 in the capital are the same nationwide.

Do I have to quarantine if I go to Angola?

In April, all foreign arrivals had to self-isolate for ten days. They need to:

  • Isolate yourself on arrival
  • Take the exam on the 10th day

How do I get a health pass to travel to Angola?

You must have a printed copy of your documents associated with COVID-19. The digital version is not accepted everywhere.

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