Exercise increased caution in Angola due to COVID-19.
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Angola due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Angola.
Exercise increased caution in:
- Urban areas due to crime and kidnapping.
Read the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Angola:
- See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.
- Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.
- Do not physically resist any robbery attempt.
- Use caution when walking or driving at night.
- Keep a low profile.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
- Review the Crime and Safety Report for Angola.
- U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler ’s Checklist .
Violent crime, such as armed robbery, assault, kidnapping, carjacking, and homicide, is common. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents
Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.
Source: Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State