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Angola travel restrictions

COVID-19 Vacc. -15.4%
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes
Airlines Updates
Published on 08.10.2021, TAAG:

Angola’s TAAG Needs Major Restructure, Privatization, CEO Says.

Published on 10.06.2021
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Published on 05.06.2021
Angola: TAAG resumes flights to Brazil on 04JUN21.
Source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202106030608.html

Published on 30.09.2020
TAAG resumes regular International service from late-Sep 2020

16.09.2020 TAAG Angola yesterday resumed scheduled domestic service, initially operating one weekly flight each on 5 routes. Planned operation from 14SEP20 as follows.

Luanda – Cabinda 1 weekly on Mondays
Luanda – Catumbela 1 weekly on Fridays
Luanda – Huambo 1 weekly on Thursdays
Luanda – Lubango 1 weekly on Sundays
Luanda – Soyo 1 weekly on Wednesdays

23.06.2020 TAAG Angola in recent schedule update filed preliminary International operations, which would see the airline resumes International scheduled service as early as 01JUL20. Preliminary operation remains subject to change, pending on travel restrictions.

Luanda – Cape Town eff 01JUL20 3 weekly 737-700
Luanda – Johannesburg eff 01JUL20 5 weekly 737-700
Luanda – Kinshasa eff 06JUL20 1 weekly 737-700
Luanda – Lagos eff 02JUL20 2 weekly 737-700
Luanda – Lisbon eff 01JUL20 4 weekly 777-200ER
Luanda – Maputo eff 01JUL20 2 weekly 737-700
Luanda – Sao Paulo Guarulhos eff 01JUL20 3 weekly 777-300ER
Luanda – Sao Tome eff 03JUL20 2 weekly 737-700
Luanda – Windhoek eff 01JUL20 2 weekly 737-700

Full Restrictions
Open for travel from Angola
Crossing Rules

Entry restrictions
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to passengers with a work permit issued by Angola.
– This does not apply to passengers returning via Angola to their country of residence.

Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT – PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The certificate must be issued in English or Portuguese.

Passengers must complete a “Travel Registration Form (FRV)” at most 72 hours before departure at https://www.covid19.gov.ao/ and obtain an approval; and are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid test upon arrival.

Temporary stay visas and study visas which expired after 28 February 2020 are considered valid until 28 February 2021.

Forced isolation
Passengers are subject to quarantine for 10 days.

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Flight Restrictions

published 30.10.2020

Total entry ban
Passengers are not allowed to enter.

Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) molecular SARS-CoV-2 test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The certificate must be issued in English or Portuguese.

Passengers must complete a “Travel Registration Form (FRV)” at most 72 hours before departure at covid19.gov.ao.

Expired Student, Investor and Temporary stay visas issued by Angola are accepted for entry until 31 December 2020.

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Quarantine

Quarantine requirement at government designated site.

On 31 August, the Angolan government announced that passengers who can show proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination (ie two doses) and who test negative on disembarkation will be exempt from quarantine on arrival.
All other passengers will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 7 days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. You must spend at least 7 days in quarantine before being tested.

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Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

All passengers are required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test completed 72 hours before travel to Angola: All passengers are required to complete an Advance Passenger Information form (FRV form) 72 hours before travel to Angola. Several travel documents must be uploaded onto the form in PDF format to be accepted before entry to Angola.

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Vaccination
COVID-19 Total Vaccination date: 2021-10-18
COVID-19 Total Vaccination: 5224697
COVID-19 Daily Vaccination: 137576
COVID-19 Vacc. (per 100 citizens, %): 15.4
COVID-19 Daily Vacc. (per 1 million citizens): 4054

Yellow fever (2015)
Country requirement at entry: a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for all travellers aged 9
months or over.
WHO vaccination recommendation: yes

Malaria (2018)
Malaria risk due predominantly to P. falciparum exists throughout the year in the entire country.
WHO recommended prevention: C

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Full Restrictions

  • Angola Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: There are a number of indirect commercial flights to Angola from the UK operated by TAP Air Portugal, Lufthansa, Air France and Emirates.
    Angola has banned entry to arrivals from Brazil and India, with exceptions for Angolan nationals and those with residence permits who must go into mandatory quarantine on arrival at a government facility.
    *Advance passenger information requirement: All passengers are required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test completed 72 hours before travel to Angola: All passengers are required to complete an Advance Passenger Information form (FRV form) 72 hours before travel to Angola. Several travel documents must be uploaded onto the form in PDF format to be accepted before entry to Angola.
    Angola has banned entry to arrivals from Brazil and India, with exceptions for Angolan nationals and those with residence permits who must go into mandatory quarantine on arrival at a government facility.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. This is currently free of charge, which is undertaken in a hangar at the airport, but can take time. Passengers arriving in Angola, should carry water and a refreshment in case there is a long wait.
    Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry and can continue through immigration. You will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 7 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will go immediately into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing.
    All passengers are required to show evidence of negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before departure from Angola.
    *Quarantine requirements: On 31 August, the Angolan government announced that passengers who can show proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination (ie two doses) and who test negative on disembarkation will be exempt from quarantine on arrival.
    All other passengers will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 7 days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. You must spend at least 7 days in quarantine before being tested. On arrival, health officials at the airport will issue a handout with contacts to your local health centre where you can get tested. On receipt of a negative PCR test, a Titulo De Alta (ALTA) will be issued by the health centre to authorise the end of quarantine.
    Those testing positive on arrival can isolate at home if asymptomatic, but those showing symptoms may be required to go into mandatory quarantine at a government facility.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: Travel around the country is permitted, but the Angolan government has imposed a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • you are encouraged to stay at home, particularly between midnight and 5am.
    • you should work remotely and practise social distancing
    • face masks are compulsory in all enclosed public areas including public transport, shops, and educational facilities. Immediate on-the-spot fines will be issued for non-compliance
    • higher fines will be imposed for breaching a number of restrictions
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks, restaurants and markets continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours). 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 will reopen on 15 September.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19 in Angola before returning to your country , you must self-isolate in private accommodation or in a hotel, for 10 days. If you are visiting and staying in a hotel, you may be asked to self-isolate in your room.
    If you test positive, the Angolan authorities may occasionally conduct wellbeing checks during the period of quarantine, to ensure self-isolation compliance. You are not permitted to leave your accommodation during self-isolation. Food and household essentials can be ordered online and will be delivered to your hotel room or private accommodation.

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    06.09.2021
  • Angola Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: There are a number of indirect commercial flights to Angola from the UK operated by TAP Air Portugal, Lufthansa, Air France and Emirates.
    Angola has banned entry to arrivals from Brazil and India, with exceptions for Angolan nationals and those with residence permits who must go into mandatory quarantine on arrival at a government facility.
    *Advance passenger information requirement: All passengers are required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test completed 72 hours before travel to Angola.
    All passengers are required to complete an Advance Passenger Information form (FRV form) 72 hours before travel to Angola. Several travel documents must be uploaded onto the form in PDF format to be accepted before entry to Angola.
    Angola has banned entry to arrivals from Brazil and India, with exceptions for Angolan nationals and those with residence permits who must go into mandatory quarantine on arrival at a government facility.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. This is currently free of charge, which is undertaken in a hangar at the airport, but can take time. Passengers arriving in Angola, should carry water and a refreshment in case there is a long wait.
    Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry and can continue through immigration. You will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 10 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will go immediately into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing.
    All passengers are required to show evidence of negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before departure from Angola.
    *Quarantine requirements: On 31 August, the Angolan government announced that passengers who can show proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination (ie two doses) and who test negative on disembarkation will be exempt from quarantine on arrival.
    All other passengers will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. You must spend at least 10 days in quarantine before being tested. On arrival, health officials at the airport will issue a handout with contacts to your local health centre where you can get tested. On receipt of a negative PCR test, a Titulo De Alta (ALTA) will be issued by the health centre to authorise the end of quarantine.
    Those testing positive on arrival can isolate at home if asymptomatic, but those showing symptoms may be required to go into mandatory quarantine at a government facility.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: Travel around the country is permitted, but the Angolan government has imposed a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • you are encouraged to stay at home, particularly between midnight and 5am.
    • you should work remotely and practise social distancing
    • face masks are compulsory in all enclosed public areas including public transport, shops, and educational facilities. Immediate on-the-spot fines will be issued for non-compliance
    • higher fines will be imposed for breaching a number of restrictions
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks, restaurants and markets continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours). 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 will reopen on 15 September.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19 in Angola before returning to your country , you must self-isolate in private accommodation or in a hotel, for 10 days. If you are visiting and staying in a hotel, you may be asked to self-isolate in your room.
    If you test positive, the Angolan authorities may occasionally conduct wellbeing checks during the period of quarantine, to ensure self-isolation compliance. You are not permitted to leave your accommodation during self-isolation. Food and household essentials can be ordered online and will be delivered to your hotel room or private accommodation.

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    03.09.2021
  • Angola Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: There are a number of indirect commercial flights to Angola from the UK operated by TAP Air Portugal, Lufthansa and Air France.
    Passengers connecting via Frankfurt are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test completed no more than 48 hours before arrival in Germany.
    Angola has banned entry to arrivals from Brazil and India, with exceptions for Angolan nationals and those with residence permits who must go into mandatory quarantine on arrival at a government facility.
    Advance passenger information requirement: All passengers are required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before travel to Angola.
    All passengers are required to complete an Advance Passenger Information form. (FRV form) 72 hours before travel to Angola. Several travel documents must be uploaded in PDF format to be accepted before entry to Angola.
    Angola has banned entry to arrivals from Brazil and India, with exceptions for Angolan nationals and those with residence permits who must go into mandatory quarantine on arrival at a government facility.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. This is currently free of charge, which is undertaken in a hangar at the airport, but can take time. Passengers arriving in Angola, should carry water and a refreshment in case there is a long wait.
    Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry and can continue through immigration. You will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 10 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will go immediately into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing.
    All passengers are required to show evidence of negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before departure from Angola.
    *Quarantine requirements: All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 10 days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. You must spend at least 10 days in quarantine before being tested. On arrival, health officials at the airport will issue a handout with contacts to your local health centre where you can get tested. On receipt of a negative PCR test, a Titulo De Alta (ALTA) will be issued by the health centre to authorise the end of quarantine.
    Those testing positive on arrival can isolate at home if asymptomatic, but those showing symptoms may be required to go into mandatory quarantine at a government facility.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: Travel around the country is permitted, but you should undertake a rapid COVID-19 test. Air passengers can undertake a rapid COVID-19 test at domestic airports. Test documentation will be checked at all provincial borders. Test results are deemed to be valid for 7 days. Passengers travelling for longer than 7 days will need to undertake further tests as necessary, to continue to move around the country.
    The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • you are encouraged to stay at home
    • you should work remotely and practise social distancing
    • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside of your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Immediate on-the-spot fines will be issued for non-compliance. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. If you travel out of Luanda, you must show evidence of a rapid COVID-19 test or you will be issued with a fine.
    • higher fines will be imposed for breaching a number of restrictions
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks, restaurants and markets continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours). COVID-19 precautionary measures are in place including capacity limits for public transport and funerals. All beaches, cinemas, gyms and leisure centres are closed.
    *Be prepared for your plans to change: No travel is risk-free during COVID. Countries may further restrict travel or bring in new rules at short notice, for example due to a new COVID-19 variant. Check with your travel company or airline for any transport changes which may delay your journey home.
    Plan ahead and make sure you: can access money; understand what your insurance will cover; can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned
    If you test positive for COVID-19 in Angola before returning to your country, you must self-isolate in private accommodation or in a hotel, for 10 days. If you are visiting and staying in a hotel, you may be asked to self-isolate in your room.
    If you test positive, the Angolan authorities may occasionally conduct wellbeing checks during the period of quarantine, to ensure self-isolation compliance. You are not permitted to leave your accommodation during self-isolation. Food and household essentials can be ordered online and will be delivered to your hotel room or private accommodation.

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    03.08.2021
  • Angola Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: There are a number of indirect commercial flights to Angola from the UK operated by TAP Air Portugal, Lufthansa and Air France.
    Passengers connecting via Frankfurt are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test completed no more than 48 hours before arrival in Germany.
    Angola has banned entry to arrivals from Brazil and India, with exceptions for Angolan nationals and those with residence permits who must go into mandatory quarantine on arrival at a government facility.
    Advance passenger information requirement: All passengers are required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before travel to Angola.
    All passengers are required to complete an Advance Passenger Information form. (FRV form) 72 hours before travel to Angola. Several travel documents must be uploaded in PDF format to be accepted before entry to Angola.
    Angola has banned entry to arrivals from Brazil and India, with exceptions for Angolan nationals and those with residence permits who must go into mandatory quarantine on arrival at a government facility.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. This is currently free of charge, which is undertaken in a hangar at the airport, but can take time. Passengers arriving in Angola, should carry water and a refreshment in case there is a long wait.
    Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry and can continue through immigration. You will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 10 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will go immediately into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing.
    All passengers are required to show evidence of negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before departure from Angola.
    *Quarantine requirements: All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 10 days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. You must spend at least 10 days in quarantine before being tested. On arrival, health officials at the airport will issue a handout with contacts to your local health centre where you can get tested. On receipt of a negative PCR test, a Titulo De Alta (ALTA) will be issued by the health centre to authorise the end of quarantine.
    Those testing positive on arrival can isolate at home if asymptomatic, but those showing symptoms may be required to go into mandatory quarantine at a government facility.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: Travel around the country is permitted, but you should undertake a rapid COVID-19 test. Air passengers can undertake a rapid COVID-19 test at domestic airports. Test documentation will be checked at all provincial borders. Test results are deemed to be valid for 7 days. Passengers travelling for longer than 7 days will need to undertake further tests as necessary, to continue to move around the country.
    The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • you are encouraged to stay at home
    • you should work remotely and practise social distancing
    • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside of your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Immediate on-the-spot fines will be issued for non-compliance. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. If you travel out of Luanda, you must show evidence of a rapid COVID-19 test or you will be issued with a fine.
    • higher fines will be imposed for breaching a number of restrictions
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks, restaurants and markets continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours). COVID-19 precautionary measures are in place including capacity limits for public transport and funerals. All beaches, cinemas, gyms and leisure centres are closed.

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    21.07.2021
  • Angola Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: There are a number of indirect commercial flights to Angola from the UK operated by TAP Air Portugal, Lufthansa and Air France. Passengers connecting via Frankfurt are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test completed no more than 48 hours before arrival in Germany.
    Angola has banned entry to arrivals from Brazil and India, with exceptions for Angolan nationals and those with residence permits who must go into mandatory quarantine on arrival at a government facility.
    Advance passenger information requirement: All passengers are required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before travel to Angola.
    All passengers are required to complete an Advance Passenger Information form (FRV form) 72 hours before travel to Angola. Several travel documents must be uploaded in PDF format to be accepted before entry to Angola.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. This is currently free of charge, which is undertaken in a hangar at the airport, but can take time. Passengers arriving in Angola, should carry water and a refreshment in case there is a long wait.
    Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry and can continue through immigration. You will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 10 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will go immediately into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing.
    All passengers are required to show evidence of negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before departure from Angola.
    Quarantine requirements: All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 10 days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 10 days in quarantine before being tested.
    Those testing positive on arrival can isolate at home if asymptomatic, but those showing symptoms may be required to go into mandatory quarantine at a government facility.
    On arrival, passengers with short-term and visitor visas can expect to have their passports retained by the Angolan authorities at the Immigration desk. Passports can be recovered at the end of the 10 day self-quarantine period, on presentation of a negative COVID-19 test certificate (test to be taken on day 11) at the SME Department in the Departures lounge.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: Travel around the country is permitted, but you should undertake a rapid COVID-19 test. Air passengers can undertake a rapid COVID-19 test at domestic airports. Test documentation will be checked at all provincial borders. Test results are deemed to be valid for 7 days. Passengers travelling for longer than 7 days will need to undertake further tests as necessary, to continue to move around the country.
    The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • you are encouraged to stay at home:
    • you should work remotely and practice social distancing:
    • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside of your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Immediate on-the-spot fines will be issued for non-compliance. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. If you travel out of Luanda, you must show evidence of a rapid COVID-19 test or you will be issued with a fine.
    • higher fines will be imposed for breaching a number of restrictions
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks, restaurants and markets continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours). COVID-19 precautionary measures are in place including capacity limits for public transport and funerals. All beaches, cinemas, gyms and leisure centers are closed.

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    11.06.2021
  • Angola Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: There are a number of indirect commercial flights to Angola from the UK operated by TAP Air Portugal, Lufthansa and Air France. Passengers connecting via Frankfurt are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test completed no more than 48 hours before arrival in Germany.
    Advance passenger information requirement: All passengers are required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before travel to Angola.
    All passengers are required to complete an Advance Passenger Information form (FRV form) 72 hours before entry to Angola. Several travel documents must be uploaded in PDF format to be accepted before entry to Angola.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. This is currently free of charge, which is undertaken in a hangar at the airport, but can take time. Passengers arriving in Angola, should carry water and a refreshment in case there is a long wait.
    Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry and can continue through immigration. You will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 7 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will go immediately into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing.
    All passengers are required to show evidence of negative COVID-19 test completed 24 hours before departure from Angola.
    *Quarantine requirements: All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 7 days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 7 days in quarantine before being tested.
    If you receive a positive COVID-19 test result on arrival in Angola, you will be required to enter mandatory quarantine in a government facility for observation and further testing.
    On arrival, passengers with short-term and visitor visas can expect to have their passports retained by the Angolan authorities at the Immigration desk. Passports can be recovered at the end of the 7 day quarantine period, on presentation of a negative COVID-19 certificate at the SME Department in the Departures lounge.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: Travel around the country is permitted, but you should undertake a rapid COVID-19 test. Air passengers can undertake a rapid COVID-19 test at domestic airports. Test documentation will be checked at all provincial borders. Test results are deemed to be valid for 7 days. Passengers travelling for longer than 7 days will need to undertake further tests as necessary, to continue to move around the country. The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • you are encouraged to stay at home;
    • you should work remotely and practise social distancing;
    • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside of your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Immediate on-the-spot fines will be issued for non-compliance. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. If you travel out of Luanda, you must show evidence of a rapid COVID-19 test or you will be issued with a fine;
    • higher fines will be imposed for breaching a number of restrictions.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks, restaurants and markets continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours). COVID-19 precautionary measures are in place including capacity limits for public transport and funerals. All beaches, cinemas, gyms and leisure centres are closed.

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    13.05.2021
  • Angola Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: There are a number of indirect commercial flights to Angola from the UK operated by TAP Air Portugal, Lufthansa and Air France. Passengers connecting via Frankfurt are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test completed no more than 48 hours before arrival in Germany.
    Advance passenger information requirement: All passengers are required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before travel to Angola.
    All passengers are required to complete an Advance Passenger Information form (FRV form) 72 hours before entry to Angola. Several travel documents must be uploaded in PDF format to be accepted before entry to Angola.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. This is currently free of charge, which is undertaken in a hangar at the airport, but can take time. Passengers arriving in Angola, should carry water and a refreshment in case there is a long wait.
    Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry and can continue through immigration. You will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 7 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will go immediately into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing.
    All passengers are required to show evidence of negative COVID-19 test completed 24 hours before departure from Angola.
    *Quarantine requirements: All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 7 days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 7 days in quarantine before being tested.
    If you receive a positive COVID-19 test result on arrival in Angola, you will be required to enter mandatory quarantine in a government facility for observation and further testing.
    On arrival, passengers with short-term and visitor visas can expect to have their passports retained by the Angolan authorities at the Immigration desk. Passports can be recovered at the end of the 7 day quarantine period, on presentation of a negative COVID-19 certificate at the SME Department in the Departures lounge.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: Travel around the country is permitted, but you should undertake a rapid COVID-19 test. Air passengers can undertake a rapid COVID-19 test at domestic airports. Test documentation will be checked at all provincial borders. Test results are deemed to be valid for 7 days. Passengers travelling for longer than 7 days will need to undertake further tests as necessary, to continue to move around the country. The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • you are encouraged to stay at home
    • you should work remotely and practise social distancing
    • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside of your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Immediate on-the-spot fines will be issued for non-compliance. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. If you travel out of Luanda, you must show evidence of a rapid COVID-19 test or you will be issued with a fine.
    • higher fines will be imposed for breaching a number of restrictions
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks, restaurants and markets continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours). COVID-19 precautionary measures are in place including capacity limits for public transport and funerals. Gyms and leisure centres are closed.

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    05.05.2021
  • Angola Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: There are a number of indirect commercial flights to Angola from the UK operated by TAP Air Portugal, Lufthansa and Air France. Advance passenger information requirement. All passengers are required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before entry to Angola.
    All passengers are required to complete an Advance Passenger Information form (FRV form) 72 hours before entry to Angola. Several travel documents must be uploaded in PDF format to be accepted before entry to Angola.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. This is currently free of charge, which is undertaken in a hangar at the airport, but can take time. Passengers arriving in Angola, should carry water and a refreshment in case there is a long wait.
    Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry and can continue through immigration. You will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 7 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will go immediately into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing.
    All passengers are required to show evidence of negative COVID-19 test completed 24 hours before departure from Angola.
    *Quarantine requirements: All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 7 days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 7 days in quarantine before being tested.
    If you receive a positive COVID-19 test result on arrival in Angola, you will be required to enter mandatory quarantine in a government facility for observation and further testing.
    On arrival, passengers with short-term and visitor visas can expect to have their passports retained by the Angolan authorities at the Immigration desk. Passports can be recovered at the end of the 7 day quarantine period, on presentation of a negative COVID-19 certificate at the SME Department in the Departures lounge.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: Travel around the country is permitted, but you should undertake a rapid COVID-19 test. Air passengers can undertake a rapid COVID-19 test at domestic airports. Test documentation will be checked at all provincial borders. Test results are deemed to be valid for 7 days. Passengers travelling for longer than 7 days will need to undertake further tests as necessary, to continue to move around the country. The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • you are encouraged to stay at home
    • you should work remotely and practise social distancing
    • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside of your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Immediate on-the-spot fines will be issued for non-compliance. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. If you travel out of Luanda, you must show evidence of a rapid COVID-19 test or you will be issued with a fine.
    • higher fines will be imposed for breaching a number of restrictions
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks, restaurants and markets continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours). COVID-19 precautionary measures are in place including capacity limits for public transport and funerals. Gyms and leisure centres are closed.

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    30.04.2021
  • Angola Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: There are a number of indirect commercial flights to Angola from the UK operated by TAP Air Portugal, Lufthansa and Air France. Advance passenger information requirement. All passengers are required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before entry to Angola.
    All passengers are required to complete an Advance Passenger Information form (FRV form) 72 hours before entry to Angola. Several travel documents must be uploaded in PDF format to be accepted before entry to Angola.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. This is currently free of charge, which is undertaken in a hangar at the airport, but can take time. Passengers arriving in Angola, should carry water and a refreshment in case there is a long wait.
    Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry and can continue through immigration. You will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 7 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will go immediately into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing.
    All passengers are required to show evidence of negative COVID-19 test completed 24 hours before departure from Angola.
    *Quarantine requirements: All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 7 days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 7 days in quarantine before being tested.
    If you receive a positive COVID-19 test result on arrival in Angola, you will be required to enter mandatory quarantine in a government facility for observation and further testing.
    On arrival, passengers with short-term and visitor visas can expect to have their passports retained by the Angolan authorities at the Immigration desk. Passports can be recovered at the end of the 7 day quarantine period, on presentation of a negative COVID-19 certificate at the SME Department in the Departures lounge.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: Travel in the country is possible, but requires a rapid COVID-19 test. Air passengers can undertake a rapid COVID-19 test at domestic airports. Test documentation will be checked at all provincial borders. Test results are deemed to be valid for 7 days. Passengers travelling for longer than 7 days will need to undertake further tests as necessary, to continue to move around the country.
    The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • individuals are encouraged to stay at home and practise social distancing
    • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Fines are imposed for non-compliance
    • restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks and restaurants continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours) and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.

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    22.04.2021
  • Angola Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: There are a number of indirect commercial flights to Angola from the UK operated by TAP Air Portugal , Lufthansa and Air France.
    Advance passenger information requirement: All passengers are required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test completed 72 hours before entry to Angola.
    All passengers are required to complete an Advance Passenger Information form (FRV form) 72 hours before entry to Angola. Several travel documents must be uploaded in PDF format to be accepted before entry to Angola.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. This is currently free of charge, which is undertaken in a hangar at the airport, but can take time. Passengers arriving in Angola, should carry water and a refreshment in case there is a long wait.
    Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry and can continue through immigration. You will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 10 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will go immediately into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing. All passengers are required to show evidence of negative COVID-19 test completed 24 hours before departure from Angola.
    *Quarantine requirements: All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 10 days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 10 days in quarantine before being tested.
    If you receive a positive COVID-19 test result on arrival in Angola, you will be required to enter mandatory quarantine in a government facility for observation and further testing. On arrival, passengers with short-term and visitor visas can expect to have their passports retained by the Angolan authorities at the Immigration desk. Passports can be recovered at the end of the 10 day quarantine period, on presentation of a negative COVID-19 certificate at the SME Department in the Departures lounge.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: Travel in the country is possible, but requires a rapid COVID-19 test. Air passengers can undertake a rapid COVID-19 test at domestic airports. Test documentation will be checked at all provincial borders. Test results are deemed to be valid for 7 days. Passengers travelling for longer than 7 days will need to undertake further tests as necessary, to continue to move around the country.
    The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • individuals are encouraged to stay at home and practise social distancing
    • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Fines are imposed for non-compliance
    • restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks and restaurants continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours) and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.

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    19.03.2021
  • Angola Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Angola in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Angola, need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: Angola has closed its air, land and sea borders to arrivals from the UK as well as South Africa, Nigeria and Australia. From midnight on 24 January, Angola will close its borders to arrivals from Portugal and Brazil. Angolan nationals and foreign residents due to travel will be allowed to do so, up to and including 23 January through existing flight schedules and possible additional services by both TAAG Angola Airlines and TAP Portugal.
    *Advance passenger information requirement: All passengers are required tohere complete an advance passenger information form 72 hours before entry to Angola.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. This is free of charge which is undertaken in a hangar at the airport, but can take time. Passengers arriving in Angola, should carry water and a refreshment in case there is a long wait. Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry and can continue through immigration. You will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 10 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will immediately go into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing.
    *Quarantine requirements: All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 10 days once tested for COVID-19 on arrival. If you test negative, returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 10 days in quarantine before being tested.
    If you receive a positive COVID-19 test result on arrival in Angola, you will be required to enter mandatory quarantine in a government facility for observation and further testing.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: Travel in the country is possible, but requires a rapid COVID-19 test. Air passengers can undertake a rapid COVID-19 test at domestic airports. Test documentation will be checked at all provincial borders. Test results are deemed to be valid for 7 days. Passengers travelling for longer than 7 days will need to undertake further tests as necessary, to continue to move around the country.
    The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • individuals are encouraged to stay at home and apply social distancing
    • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Fines are imposed for non-compliance
    • restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks and restaurants continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours) and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.

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    18.01.2021
  • Angola Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Angola in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Angola, need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola: Angola has closed its air, land and sea borders to arrivals from the UK as well as South Africa, Nigeria and Australia. From midnight on 24 January, Angola will close its borders to arrivals from Portugal and Brazil. Angolan nationals and foreign residents due to travel will be allowed to do so, up to and including 23 January through existing flight schedules and possible additional services by both TAAG Angola Airlines and TAP Portugal.
    *Advance passenger information requirement: All passengers are required tohere complete an advance passenger information form 72 hours before entry to Angola.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: From 16 January, all air passengers are required to undergo a COVID-19 test immediately on disembarking the plane. Those receiving a negative result will be allowed entry but you will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 10 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. Those receiving a positive COVID-19 result will immediately go into mandatory quarantine at a government facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for at least 10 days. Returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 10 days in quarantine before being tested.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus:
    • individuals are encouraged to stay at home and apply social distancing
    • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Fines are imposed for non-compliance
    • restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks and restaurants continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours) and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.

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    15.01.2021
  • Angola Latest News: Domestic and international non-commercial air connections will resume, respectively, on the 14th and 21st of September (Born2Invest, 10.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Angola – Angola has announced that it has closed its borders to arrivals from the UK, South Africa, Nigeria and Australia. This covers land, air and sea connections and is a result of the emergence of the new variant of Covid. Entry to Angola is prohibited except for Angolan nationals and foreign nationals resident in Angola. Exceptions are made for medical evacuations, for a small number of humanitarian flights and for the entry and exit of essential workers. Commercial flights to and from Angola remain very limited. There are a limited number of commercial flights operated by TAP Air Portugal, Air France and Emirates. Angola’s borders remain closed. Entry to Angola is prohibited except for Angolan nationals and foreign nationals resident in Angola. Exceptions are made for medical evacuations, for a small number of humanitarian flights and for the entry and exit of essential workers. All passengers are required to complete an advance passenger information form 72 hours before entry to Angola.
    *Advance passenger information requirement – All passengers are required to complete an advance passenger information form 72 hours before entry to Angola.
    *Testing prior to arrival and departure: All air passengers arriving and departing in Angola are required to have taken a coronavirus PCR test in the 72 hours prior to their arrival and departure from Angola. You should carry proof of your negative test result with you.
    *Quarantine requirements: All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory quarantine for at least 7 days. Returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 7 days in quarantine before being tested.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus: • individuals are encouraged to stay at home and apply social distancing; • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Fines are imposed for non-compliance restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks and restaurants continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours) and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.

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    28.12.2020
  • Angola Latest News: Domestic and international non-commercial air connections will resume, respectively, on the 14th and 21st of September (Born2Invest, 10.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights to and from Angola remain very limited. There are a limited number of commercial flights operated by TAP Air Portugal, Air France and Emirates. Angola’s borders remain closed. Entry to Angola is prohibited except for Angolan nationals and foreign nationals resident in Angola. Exceptions are made for medical evacuations, for a small number of humanitarian flights and for the entry and exit of essential workers. All passengers are required to complete an advance passenger information form 72 hours before entry to Angola.
    All air passengers arriving and departing in Angola are required to have taken a coronavirus PCR test in the 72 hours prior to their arrival and departure from Angola. You should carry proof of your negative test result with you.
    All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory quarantine for at least 7 days. Returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 7 days in quarantine before being tested.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Angola: The Angolan government has declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus: • individuals are encouraged to stay at home and apply social distancing; • face masks are compulsory in all areas outside your home or hotel room, including in private motor vehicles. Fines are imposed for non-compliance restrictions are in place on travel into and out of Luanda province and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
    *Public places and services: The majority of shops, banks and restaurants continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours) and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.

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    03.12.2020
  • Angola Latest News: Domestic and international non-commercial air connections will resume, respectively, on the 14th and 21st of September (Born2Invest, 10.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights to and from Angola remain very limited. There are a limited number of commercial flights operated by TAP Air Portugal, Air France and Emirates. Angola’s borders remain closed. Entry to Angola is prohibited except for Angolan nationals and foreign nationals resident in Angola. Exceptions are made for medical evacuations, for a small number of humanitarian flights and for the entry and exit of essential workers. All passengers are required to complete an advance passenger information form 72 hours before entry to Angola.
    All air passengers arriving and departing in Angola are required to have taken a coronavirus PCR test in the 72 hours prior to their arrival and departure from Angola. You should carry proof of your negative test result with you.
    All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory quarantine for at least 7 days. Returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 7 days in quarantine before being tested.

    Internal Restrictions:
    From 26 May, the Angolan government declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus: Individuals are encouraged to stay at home and apply social distancing. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of the Luanda region and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place. The use of a face mask is required in all public areas, including anytime you leave your house or hotel room, when driving (even when alone in your car), and in all establishments. Not wearing a face mask, or wearing one that does not cover both your mouth and nose simultaneously, could result in a fine. Face masks are not required for walking or exercising outside between the hours of 5:30a.m. and 8p.m., although groups exercising together are limited to no more than five people. Everyone is encouraged to adhere to social distancing. Health centers and hospitals are fully operational. Restaurants are limited to 50 percent capacity and can only operate between the hours of 6a.m. and 9p.m(restaurants must close their dining rooms at 9p.m., although they are permitted to offer take out through 10p.m.). Stores, including supermarkets, cannot stay open beyond 7p.m. Public transportation is limited to 50 percent capacity and is only available from 5a.m. until 8p.m. Museums and monuments, cultural and art fairs, and libraries and media centers are also limited to 50 percent capacity. Movie theaters remain closed and religious activities have been suspended.
    Access to beaches, public swimming pools, and all naval clubs is prohibited through October 15, 2020. Schools are permitted to hold classes virtually only, and not in person.

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    06.11.2020
  • Angola Latest News: Domestic and international non-commercial air connections will resume, respectively, on the 14th and 21st of September (Born2Invest, 10.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights to and from Angola remain very limited. Angola’s borders remain closed. Entry to Angola is prohibited except for Angolan nationals and foreign nationals resident in Angola. Exceptions are made for medical evacuations, for a small number of humanitarian flights and for the entry and exit of essential workers. All passengers are required to complete an advance passenger information form 72 hours before entry to Angola.
    All air passengers arriving and departing in Angola are required to have taken a coronavirus PCR test in the 72 hours prior to their arrival and departure from Angola. You should carry proof of your negative test result with you.
    All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake compulsory quarantine for at least 7 days. Returning residents can quarantine in their own homes. Non-resident essential workers have to quarantine in a government or government-approved facility. The Angolan authorities will release you from quarantine once you have tested negative for coronavirus. You must spend at least 7 days in quarantine before being tested.

    Internal Restrictions:
    From 26 May, the Angolan government declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus: Individuals are encouraged to stay at home and apply social distancing. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of the Luanda region and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place. The use of a face mask is required in all public areas, including anytime you leave your house or hotel room, when driving (even when alone in your car), and in all establishments. Not wearing a face mask, or wearing one that does not cover both your mouth and nose simultaneously, could result in a fine. Face masks are not required for walking or exercising outside between the hours of 5:30a.m. and 8p.m., although groups exercising together are limited to no more than five people. Everyone is encouraged to adhere to social distancing. Health centers and hospitals are fully operational. Restaurants are limited to 50 percent capacity and can only operate between the hours of 6a.m. and 9p.m(restaurants must close their dining rooms at 9p.m., although they are permitted to offer take out through 10p.m.). Stores, including supermarkets, cannot stay open beyond 7p.m. Public transportation is limited to 50 percent capacity and is only available from 5a.m. until 8p.m. Museums and monuments, cultural and art fairs, and libraries and media centers are also limited to 50 percent capacity. Movie theaters remain closed and religious activities have been suspended.
    Access to beaches, public swimming pools, and all naval clubs is prohibited through October 15, 2020. Schools are permitted to hold classes virtually only, and not in person.

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    13.10.2020
  • Angola *****International Restrictions
    Commercial flights to and from Angola remain very limited. Angola’s borders remain closed. Entry to Angola is prohibited except for Angolan nationals and foreign nationals resident in Angola. Exceptions are made for medical evacuations, for a small number of humanitarian flights and for the entry and exit of essential workers. All air passengers arriving in Angola are required to have taken a coronavirus PCR test in the 72 hours prior to their arrival in Angola. You should carry proof of your negative test result with you. All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake 14 days of compulsory quarantine in a government facility or in a government-approved hotel (the latter at your own expense).

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    From 26 May, the Angolan government declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus: Individuals are encouraged to stay at home and apply social distancing. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of the Luanda region and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place. The use of a face mask is required in all public areas, including anytime you leave your house or hotel room, when driving (even when alone in your car), and in all establishments. Not wearing a face mask, or wearing one that does not cover both your mouth and nose simultaneously, could result in a fine. Face masks are not required for walking or exercising outside between the hours of 5:30a.m. and 8p.m., although groups exercising together are limited to no more than five people. Everyone is encouraged to adhere to social distancing. Health centers and hospitals are fully operational. Restaurants are limited to 50 percent capacity and can only operate between the hours of 6a.m. and 9p.m(restaurants must close their dining rooms at 9p.m., although they are permitted to offer take out through 10p.m.). Stores, including supermarkets, cannot stay open beyond 7p.m. Public transportation is limited to 50 percent capacity and is only available from 5a.m. until 8p.m. Museums and monuments, cultural and art fairs, and libraries and media centers are also limited to 50 percent capacity. Movie theaters remain closed and religious activities have been suspended.
    Access to beaches, public swimming pools, and all naval clubs is prohibited through October 15, 2020. Schools are permitted to hold classes virtually only, and not in person.

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    04.09.2020
  • Angola *****International Restrictions
    Commercial flights to and from Angola remain very limited. Angola’s borders remain closed. Entry to Angola is prohibited except for Angolan nationals and foreign nationals resident in Angola. Exceptions are made for medical evacuations, for a small number of humanitarian flights and for the entry and exit of essential workers. All air passengers arriving in Angola are required to have taken a coronavirus test in the 8 days prior to their arrival in Angola You should carry proof of your test result with you. All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake 14 days of compulsory quarantine in a government facility or in a government-approved hotel (the latter at your own expense).

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    From 26 May, the Angolan government declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus: Individuals are encouraged to stay at home and apply social distancing. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of the Luanda region and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place. The use of a face mask is required in all public areas, including anytime you leave your house or hotel room, when driving (even when alone in your car), and in all establishments. Not wearing a face mask, or wearing one that does not cover both your mouth and nose simultaneously, could result in a fine. Face masks are not required for walking or exercising outside between the hours of 5:30a.m. and 8p.m., although groups exercising together are limited to no more than five people. Everyone is encouraged to adhere to social distancing. Health centers and hospitals are fully operational. Restaurants are limited to 50 percent capacity and can only operate between the hours of 6a.m. and 9p.m(restaurants must close their dining rooms at 9p.m., although they are permitted to offer take out through 10p.m.). Stores, including supermarkets, cannot stay open beyond 7p.m. Public transportation is limited to 50 percent capacity and is only available from 5a.m. until 8p.m. Museums and monuments, cultural and art fairs, and libraries and media centers are also limited to 50 percent capacity. Movie theaters remain closed and religious activities have been suspended.
    Access to beaches, public swimming pools, and all naval clubs is prohibited through October 15, 2020. Schools are permitted to hold classes virtually only, and not in person.

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    12.08.2020
  • Angola *****International Restrictions
    Commercial flights to and from Angola remain very limited. Angola’s borders remain closed. Entry to Angola is prohibited except for Angolan nationals and foreign nationals resident in Angola. Exceptions are made for medical evacuations, for a small number of humanitarian flights and for the entry and exit of essential workers. All air passengers arriving in Angola are required to have taken a coronavirus test in the 8 days prior to their arrival in Angola You should carry proof of your test result with you. All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake 14 days of compulsory quarantine in a government facility or in a government-approved hotel (the latter at your own expense).

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    Internal restrictions:

    From 26 May, the Angolan government declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus: Individuals are encouraged to stay at home and apply social distancing. Face masks are compulsory in all areas outside your home or hotel room. Fines are imposed for non-compliance. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of the Luanda region and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place. The majority of shops, banks and restaurants continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours) and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.

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    29.07.2020
  • Angola *****International Restrictions
    Commercial flights to and from Angola remain very limited.Angola’s borders remain closed. Entry to Angola is prohibited except for Angolan nationals and foreign nationals resident in Angola. Exceptions are made for medical evacuations, for a small number of humanitarian flights and for the entry and exit of essential workers. All air passengers arriving in Angola are required to have taken a coronavirus test in the 8 days prior to their arrival in Angola You should carry proof of your test result with you. All air passengers arriving in Angola will need to undertake 14 days of compulsory quarantine in a government facility or in a government-approved hotel (the latter at your own expense).

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    Internal restrictions:

    From 26 May, the Angolan government declared a “situation of public calamity” which imposes a number of restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus: Individuals are encouraged to stay at home and apply social distancing. Face masks are compulsory in all areas outside your home or hotel room. Fines are imposed for non-compliance. Restrictions are in place on travel into and out of the Luanda region and the neighbouring province of Kwanza Norte. Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.You should contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place. The majority of shops, banks and restaurants continue to operate, with some restrictions (e.g. reduced opening hours) and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.

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    14.07.2020
  • Angola *****International Restrictions
    Angola remains closed to commercial flights. The Angolan government has extended the validity of visas for foreigners until August 31. Anyone arriving in Angola must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test; passengers may take the test up to eight days prior to entering the country and will be given credit for those days towards the mandatory 14-day quarantine. Land borders remain closed for all but commercial transport, and Luanda Province remains closed to overland personal travel or domestic passenger flights. Angola’s borders remain closed, except for the movement of essential goods and services, humanitarian aid and the transportation of sick patients.

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    Internal restrictions:

    While the number of cases of COVID-19 in Angola remains relatively low, instances of local transmission are steadily increasing. Angola continues to operate under a government-imposed “State of Calamity.” Health centers and hospitals have resumed full operations; businesses may be fully staffed as of June 29; restaurants may stay open until at 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 pm for take away services only with seating limited to 50 percent of capacity; public transportation may operate until 6:00 pm at 75 percent of passenger capacity; and hotels and guest houses have resumed full operations. Beaches, pools, and marinas remain closed, as do movie theaters, libraries, and media centers. Face masks are still required when shopping, on public transportation, and in any public offices, and everyone is encouraged to adhere to social distancing.

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    09.07.2020
  • Angola *****International Restrictions
    Angola remains closed to commercial flights. The Angolan government has extended the validity of visas for foreigners until August 31. Anyone arriving in Angola must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test; passengers may take the test up to eight days prior to entering the country and will be given credit for those days towards the mandatory 14-day quarantine. Land borders remain closed for all but commercial transport, and Luanda Province remains closed to overland personal travel or domestic passenger flights. Angola’s borders remain closed, except for the movement of essential goods and services, humanitarian aid and the transportation of sick patients.

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    Internal restrictions:

    While the number of cases of COVID-19 in Angola remains relatively low, instances of local transmission are steadily increasing. Angola continues to operate under a government-imposed “State of Calamity.” Health centers and hospitals have resumed full operations; businesses may be fully staffed as of June 29; restaurants may stay open until 10:30 p.m. with seating limited to 50 percent of capacity; public transportation may operate at 75 percent of passenger capacity; and hotels and guest houses may reopen to the public. Beaches, pools, and marinas remain closed, as do movie theaters, libraries, and media centers. Face masks are still required when shopping, on public transportation, and in any public offices, and everyone is encouraged to adhere to social distancing.

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    01.07.2020
  • Angola *****International Restrictions
    All scheduled international flights to and from Angola are suspended until further notice.
    Angola’s borders remain closed, except for the movement of essential goods and services, humanitarian aid and the transportation of sick patients.

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    Internal restrictions:

    The government of Angola has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Schools and universities are closed until further notice, and sporting events, festivals, and gatherings larger than 50 people have been banned.
    Angola’s State of Emergency ended on 25 May. However, from 26 May, a ‘situation of public calamity’ was declared, which retains many restrictions and public health measures to limit the spread of the virus: Citizens are encouraged to stay at home and apply social distancing practices. Face masks are obligatory in shops, public buildings, enclosed spaces and on public transport. Angola’s external borders remain closed and restrictions are in place on travel into and out of the Luanda capital region. A phased resumption of businesses, shops, transport, schools, cultural and leisure activities, is foreseen over the coming weeks.

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    25.06.2020
  • Angola Flights to Angola are suspended.
    – This does not apply to humanitarian flights and flights that are at service of the Angola Foreign Policy.

    All international commercial flights to and from Angola are suspended until further notice.
    Travellers who have been in China, France, Iran, Italy, Portugal, South Korea or Spain since the start of the outbreak or who have been in contact with people infected by COVID-19 must serve a 14-day quarantine.
    This includes airline crew.
    All sea and land borders are closed.
    All work, residence, and temporary visas are automatically extended.

    Internal restrictions:

    A state of public calamity is in place. Until 09/06/2020.
    Access into and out of the capital Luanda remains prohibited.
    The ban on inter-province movement has been relaxed for commercial purposes; inter-province travel for leisure remains banned.
    Most services and businesses are allowed to operate from Monday to Friday between 06.00 and 15.00. Until further notice.
    Public services, educational institutions, sporting events and festivals are suspended.

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    03.06.2020
  • Angola All international commercial flights to and from Angola are suspended until further notice. Travellers who have been in China, France, Iran, Italy, Portugal, South Korea or Spain since the start of the outbreak or who have been in contact with people infected by COVID-19 must serve a 14-day quarantine. This includes airline crew. All sea and land borders are closed. All work, residence, and temporary visas are automatically extended. Until 30/05/2020.

    Internal restrictions:

    A state of public calamity is in place. Until 09/06/2020. Access into and out of the capital Luanda remains prohibited. The ban on inter-province movement has been relaxed for commercial purposes; inter-province travel for leisure remains banned. Most services and businesses are allowed to operate from Monday to Friday between 06.00 and 15.00. Until further notice. Public services, educational institutions, sporting events and festivals are suspended.

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    30.05.2020
  • Angola State of emergency extended until 25 May (EIN News, 11.05.2020) Travellers who have been in China, France, Iran, Italy, Portugal, South Korea or Spain since the start of the outbreak or who have been in contact with people infected by COVID-19 must serve a 14-day quarantine. All sea and land borders are closed.

    Internal restrictions:

    The state of emergency has been extended until 25 May. Access into and out of the capital Luanda remains prohibited. The ban on inter-province movement has been relaxed for commercial purposes; inter-province travel for leisure remains banned. Employers are required to apply for permission to justify the need to continue business.

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    27.05.2020
  • Angola

    International restrictions:

    On 25 April, the state of emergency was extended for 15 additional days until 10 May.
    1. Passengers who have been in China (People’s Rep.), France, Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.), Portugal or Spain are not allowed to enter Angola.
    – This does not apply to nationals and residents of Angola.
    2. Airline crew, nationals and residents of Angola who arrive from or have been in China (People’s Rep.), France, Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.), Portugal or Spain will be put in quarantine.
    3. A completed sanitary control sheet must be presented to the Ministry of Health upon arrival.
    All work, residence, and temporary visas are automatically extended until 30 May. All tourism, short-term, and border visas are automatically extended to 15 May.

    All sea and land borders are closed.

    Internal restrictions:

    The state of emergency has been extended until 25 May.
    Access into and out of the capital Luanda remains prohibited.
    The ban on inter-province movement has been relaxed for commercial purposes; inter-province travel for leisure remains banned.
    All sea and land borders are closed.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source OSAC Travel Advisories/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
    Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
    Ministry of Health/
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