Angola (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 16 December, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Partially Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: Fully vaccinated travelers are no longer required to quarantine on arrival or get tested for COVID-19 on their seventh day in the country.
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 02.12.2021
1. Flights from Botswana, Eswatini, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe are suspended.
2. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals and residents of Angola;
– passengers with a work permit issued by Angola;
– passengers returning via Angola to their country of residence;
– passengers with a visa issued by Angola.
3. Passengers must have a printed negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must be in English or Portuguese.
4. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 rapid test upon arrival.
5. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 7 days.
– This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated.
6. Residence permits, refugee cards and temporary stay visas issued by Angola which expired after 28 February 2020 are considered valid.


Detailed Tourist Information

Entry is still limited to Angolan nationals and foreign nationals resident in Angola.

Air passengers must show proof of a negative PCR test from within 72 hours prior to arrival, and must undergo quarantine for at least 7 days, and will be released from quarantine once you have tested negative after the 7 day period.

Returning residents can quarantine in their own homes.

Lockdown Details

The majority of shops, banks, restaurants and markets continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours) and, since 1 November, you may be required to show proof of vaccination in order to enter. Further COVID-19 precautionary measures are in place including capacity limits for public transport and funerals. There are limits on the numbers allowed to do collective sports. Public beaches are closed (despite a brief reopening on 15 September) to help control the spread of the virus.

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