FCO Travel Advice for - Angola

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  • The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to the provinces of Cabinda, Lunda Norte and Lunda Sul. Local travel.

  • You must get a valid visa and/or work permit before you travel to Angola. The process can take a long time and you should apply several weeks before your intended travel date. See Entry Requirements.

  • There is a high level of crime in Luanda. Don’t walk around the city after dark. See Crime.

  • Most visits to Angola are trouble-free. See Consular assistance statistics.

  • There is a low threat from terrorism.

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. See Insurance.
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