We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Angola and São Tomé and Principe. The British Embassy in Luanda provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Angola and São Tomé and Principe.

You can access UK government services while in Angola.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Angola and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +244 222 334 582/3. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Angola, call 020 7008 1500.

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 Luanda.

Marriage certificates

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

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


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