Summary

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to the provinces of Cabinda (but not including Cabinda city) and Lunda Norte. See 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.

There is a low threat from terrorism.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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