Important Information

First-time Applicants

The Embassy of Angola requires that all individuals applying for the first time for an Angolan provide their fingerprints before submission of the visa application. Upon receipt of your visa application CIBTvisas will:

  • Examine your supporting documents and completed forms
  • Collect the visa on your behalf

Please keep in mind that the Embassy operating procedure only allows lodgings from Monday and Tuesdays ; this procedure being recently implemented at the Embassy, please be advised that processing times cannot be guaranteed at the moment

Embassy Operating Procedure
The Embassy only allows lodgings from Monday to Thursday

Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Angola Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must: 

    • Have two blank facing visa pages
    • Be valid for one year beyond exit date

  2. Photograph

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow http://cibtvisas.ch/photo-service.php to upload your photo.

     

    Alternatively, you may provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against a white background and printed on high quality photo paper; be 35mm by 45mm in size; be identical; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photographs should not be affixed to your application and may not display evidence of adhesive or staples.

  3. Copy of Passport Identification Page

    A clear colour photocopy of the information page(s) from the applicant's passport

  4. Business Introduction Letter

    An original letter of introduction from the applicant's employer in Switzerland. This letter must:

    • Be addressed to the High Commission
    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • Include the name of the organisation(s) to be visited
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required
    • Include an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant
    • Be signed by the applicant's supervisor or the company's HR department

     

    A sample business introduction letter can be found within the CIBTvisas Application Pack

  5. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

    • Be translated into Portuguese by an official translator
    • Be legalised by the local authorities
    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • State the purpose of journey
    • State the date of entry
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required

  6. Company Registration Document

    A copy of the Angolan Commercial Register (Alvará Comercial)

  7. Proof of Financial Means

    A copy of a recent bank statement showing a minimum credit balance of CHF 50.00 per day of stay

  8. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel departing from Switzerland

  9. Proof of Paid Taxes

    Copy of the annual tax declaration receipt (Documento de Arrecadacao de Receitas) from the company to be visited in Angola

  10. Yellow Fever Certificate

    One copy of yellow fever certificate

  11. Visa Application Form(s)

    One fully completed and signed application form

  12. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the CIBTvisas website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed CIBTvisas Visa Order Form which can be found in the CIBTvisas Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  13. Traveller Registration (recommended)

    The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs recommends Swiss citizens to register with the Swiss Embassy in the countries they plan to visit. Stay informed and safe by having CIBTvisas subscribe you to the Traveller Registration Service. Registration notifies the Swiss embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the Itineris crisis registration system. To enroll in this optional service complete the registration form included in the CIBTvisas Application Pack and send it to us with the rest of your documents

Important Information

First-time Applicants

The Embassy of Angola requires that all individuals applying for the first time for an Angolan provide their fingerprints before submission of the visa application. Upon receipt of your visa application CIBTvisas will:

  • Examine your supporting documents and completed forms
  • Collect the visa on your behalf

Please keep in mind that the Embassy operating procedure only allows lodgings from Monday and Tuesdays ; this procedure being recently implemented at the Embassy, please be advised that processing times cannot be guaranteed at the moment

Embassy Operating Procedure
The Embassy only allows lodgings from Monday to Thursday

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Angola Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must: 

    • Have two blank facing visa pages
    • Be valid for one year beyond exit date

  2. Photograph

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow http://cibtvisas.ch/photo-service.php to upload your photo.

     

    Alternatively, you may provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against a white background and printed on high quality photo paper; be 35mm by 45mm in size; be identical; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photographs should not be affixed to your application and may not display evidence of adhesive or staples.

  3. Copy of Passport Identification Page

    A clear colour photocopy of the information page(s) from the applicant's passport

  4. Proof of Employment

    An original letter of employment from the applicant's Switzerland employer. Students must submit a letter with similar content from their college/university. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Include the start date and position held in the company
    • Confirm that the applicant is an employee of the company
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • State the applicant's expected date of leave and return to work date
    • Include the company registration number
    • Be signed by the applicant's supervisor or the company's HR department
    • Be translated into Portuguese by an official translator
    • Be legalised by the local authorities

  5. Proof of Financial Means

    A copy of a recent bank statement showing a minimum credit balance of CHF 50.00 per day of stay

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel departing from Switzerland

  7. Yellow Fever Certificate

    One copy of yellow fever certificate

  8. Visa Application Form(s)

    One fully completed and signed application form

  9. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the CIBTvisas website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed CIBTvisas Visa Order Form which can be found in the CIBTvisas Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  10. Traveller Registration (recommended)

    The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs recommends Swiss citizens to register with the Swiss Embassy in the countries they plan to visit. Stay informed and safe by having CIBTvisas subscribe you to the Traveller Registration Service. Registration notifies the Swiss embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the Itineris crisis registration system. To enroll in this optional service complete the registration form included in the CIBTvisas Application Pack and send it to us with the rest of your documents

Angola Visa

Don't know what a visa for Angola looks like?  You can view sample visa for Angola and see the information it contains.

See a sample Angola visa

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