We develop and maintain relations between the UK and Angola and São Tomé and Principe.

The embassy provides consular assistance through its consular agent to British nationals in Angola, São Tomé and Principe, and processes visa application in Angola for those wishing to visit the UK.

Our services

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Angola and you urgently need help (eg if you’ve been attacked, arrested or there has been a death), call +244 222 334 582. If you’re in the UK and concerned about a British national in Angola, call 020 7008 1500.

Get or renew a passport

The British embassy can’t help with passport enquiries. Contact Her Majesty’s Passport Office if you need help.

If you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel, you may be able to get an emergency travel document.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
  • not a British citizen or
  • applying for a child under 16 years old

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at British Embassy Cairo.

Travel advice: for information and advice on travelling to Angola, see travel advice for Angola.

Get a visa

The British embassy can’t help with visa enquiries.

If you’re not a British national, you may need a visa to travel to the UK. Check if you need a UK visa.

If you’re a British national travelling abroad and need to apply for a visa to visit a particular country or check if you need a visa, see the entry requirements on our foreign travel advice for the country you want to visit.

For more information on visas, see UK visas and immigration.

Marriage

We can issue certificates of no impediment, affirmations or affidavits of marital status and, in some circumstances, perform a marriagefor British nationals. For information on getting married in Angola, see getting married abroad.

Register a birth or death

Find out how to register a birth or register a death that occurred in Angola. You can’t register a birth or death at the embassy or our consulates.

Bereavement support

If the death occurred in Angola and you’re still in the country, contact us. If you’re in the UK and hear of the death of a relative from a third party, you should contact the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 020 7008 1500.

Read our guidance on coping with death abroad.

Legalisation Service

Ask the UK government to get a UK document legalised (certified as genuine). The UK does not require any documents to be legalised for use within the UK.

Our people

John Dennis

John Dennis

British Ambassador to Angola

  • Andrew Ford

    Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Luanda

Contact us

British Embassy Luanda

Rua 17 de Setembro, Nº 4
Caixa

Luanda
Luanda
1244
Angola

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