Consular Section

NOTICE

Working Hours

Visa Application and Notarial Services (Documents drop in)

Mondays ~ Fridays
9:30 ~ 13:00 *
(Visa applicants are required to be at the Consular Section, at the latest, 15 minutes before the stated closing time)

Visa and Notarial Services (Documents pick up)

Fridays
9:30 ~ 13:00 *
(Visa applicants are required to be at the Consular Section, at the latest, 15 minutes before the stated closing time)


The Consular Section is closed to the public on weekends and on national holidays of the Republic of Angola and Japan.
Please check the HOLIDAY CALENDAR before planning your visit to the Consular Sector.

Visa applications submitted on Mondays and Tuesdays will usually be ready for pick up on Fridays of the same week. However, depending on individual circumstances it may take longer. Therefore, applicants are advised to apply for their visas at least 2 weeks prior to their scheduled travel date.

Except diplomatic and official visas applicants as well as children younger than 10 years old, ALL visa applicants have to apply for their visas in person. Non-Japanese applicants are also required to submit a color copy (A4 size) of their residence card and reentry permit at the time of their visa application.

All enquires to the Consular Section should be directed to: consulate@angola.or.jp or use the contact form at the end of this page. Please review our FAQs page before contacting us. There you may find answers to your inquiry.

Payment Method for Consular Fees

All consular fees must be paid by bank transfer to the following account:
Bank: Mitsubishi UFJ
Branch: Honten
Branch Number: 001
Account Number: 7264569 (Futsu)
Account Name: Angola Kyowakoku Taishikan

Note: The applicant’s name must be on the bank payment slip which is required to be presented when applying for the visa.
Consular fees are not refundable under any circumstances.

Authentications – approx. 24 hours
Visa – between 24 and 72 hours depending on the type of visa.)

Diplomatic, Official and Courtesy Visa

The Diplomatic, Official and the Courtesy visas are granted to foreign nationals, whose purpose of entry into the Republic of Angola is official business.

Required Documents

  • Note Verbale;
  • One application form duly filled with a black pen;
  • One recent 5x4cm color photo taken within 3 months, against a white background;
  • Passport valid for 6 months or more, with at least two blank pages and a color copy (A4 size) of the personal data page;
  • Original and a color copy (A4 size) of the International Vaccine Certificate.
  • Statement of responsibility during the stay in The Republic of Angola issued by the company or individual.

Visa Fee: Free

Short Stay Visa

The Short Stay Visa is granted to foreign nationals who need to enter the Republic of Angola for urgent reasons. The Short Stay Visa must be used within 72 hours from the date of its issuance and is valid for a stay of up to 7 days.

Required Documents

  • In case of private companies, a color copy (A4 size) of the company registration (Alvará de Licença Comercial), Official Gazette of the Republic of Angola(Diário Oficial da República de Angola), Proof of Revenue Collection(Comprovativo de arrecadação de receitas) should also be sent along with the invitation letter.

Visa Fee: 9,120 yen

Tourism Visa

The Tourism Visa is granted to foreign nationals that intend to enter the Republic of Angola, for tourism, sports and cultural purposes.

The exemption from the mentioned visa does not exempt individuals from complying with applicable formalities at border posts. The following requirements must be presented:

  • Passport valid for more than 6 months;
  • Round-trip ticket;
  • International vaccination certificate.

ATTACH: PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No.189/23 OF SEPTEMBER 29 OF 2023.

Work Visa

The Work Visa is granted to foreign nationals whose purpose to enter into the Republic of Angola is to carry out remunerated professional activities. The work Visa must be used within 60 days from the date of its issuance.

Required Documents

  • One application form duly filled with a black pen;
  • One recent 5x4cm color photo taken within 3 months, against a white background;
  • Passport valid for 18 months or more, with at least two blank pages and a color copy (A4 size) of the personal data page;
  • Work Contract;
  • Police Clearance Certificate*;
  • Medical Certificate*;
  • Academic Diploma*;
  • Applicant’s declaration agreeing to abide by the laws of the Republic of Angola;
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Letter of Endorsement from the Ministry that will oversee the project;
  • A color copy (A4 size) of the Business License;
  • Proof of the payment of tax obligations;
  • A color copy (A4 size) of Official Gazette of the Republic of Angola (Diário Oficial da República de Angola);
  • Statement of responsibility during the stay in The Republic of Angola issued by the company or individual.

*Regarding these documents please refer to Authentication of Documents page.

Visa Fee: 28,500 yen

Privileged Visa

The Privileged Visa is granted to foreign nationals such as investors or representatives of investing companies whose purpose to enter the Republic of Angola is to implement and carry out approved investments, under the Private Investment Law. The Privileged Visa must be used within 60 days from the date of its issuance.

Required Documents

  • One application form duly filled with a black pen;
  • One recent 5x4cm color photo taken within 3 months, against a white background;
  • Passport valid for 18 months or more, with at least two blank pages and a color copy (A4 size) of the personal data page;
  • Police Clearance Certificate*;
  • Medical Certificate*;
  • Applicant’s declaration agreeing to abide by the laws of the Republic of Angola;
  • Certificate of Private Investment Registration;
  • Proof of the authorization to import capitals for the required investment, issued by the competent banking authority;
  • Statement of responsibility during the stay in the Republic of Angola issued by the company or individual.

*Regarding these documents please refer to Authentication of Documents page.

Visa Fee: 28,500 yen

Temporary Permanence Visa

The Temporary Permanence Visa is issued to foreign nationals in the following cases;

  1. Humanitarian Reason
  2. Religious activities
  3. Scientific research
  4. Spouse of Angolan national
  5. Spouse of work or privileged visa holder

The Temporary Permanence Visa must be used within 60 days from the date of its issuance.

Required Documents

  • One application form duly filled with a black pen;
  • One recent 5x4cm color photo taken within 3 months, against a white background;
  • Passport valid for 18 months or more, with at least two blank pages and a color copy (A4 size) of the personal data page;
  • Police Clearance Certificate*;
  • Medical Certificate*; (from 18 years old and above)
  • Applicant’s declaration agreeing to abide by the laws of the Republic of Angola;
  • A document from the Ministry which will oversee the activity in the Republic of Angola (if the visa application reason is B or C, see above);
  • Proof of family links with Angolan nationals or with foreign nationals legally residing in the Republic of Angola (if the visa application reason is D or E, see above);
  • Proof of means of subsistence during stay in the Republic of Angola;
  • Statement of responsibility during the stay in the Republic of Angola issued by the company or individual.

*Regarding these documents please refer to Authentication of Documents page.

Visa Fee: 17,100 yen

Authentication of Documents

※All documents to be authenticated by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Angola in Japan need first to be authenticated by a Public Notary and the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Japan.

※A Portuguese language translation by a professional translator is required for all documents to be submitted in the Republic of Angola. Please note that a translation is not necessary for the Police Clearance Certificate as it must be submitted to the Consular Section in the envelope sealed by the issuing authority.

※Documents not issued in Japan must be authenticated in the Angolan Diplomatic Mission located in the country of origin.

Authentication Requirements:

  • A letter addressed to the Consular Section, explaining the purpose of the document to be authenticated (In Portuguese or English);
  • The document to be authenticated (original and color copy in A4 size of all pages).
  • Copy of passport of the applicant for Power of Attorney

Fees: 5,000 yen

Processing time: Documents submitted on Mondays and Tuesdays will usually be ready for pick up on Fridays of the same week. However, it may take longer in some cases.

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