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Welcome to the Visa information of the U.S. Embassy in Angola.

Every day, the United States welcomes thousands of visitors and immigrants from all over the world. The Consular Section's Visa Units can help you sort through whether or not you need a visa, what kind of visa you need, and what you need to do to apply for a visa.

The Embassy's Visa Unit processes applications for both non-immigrant and immigrant visas to the United States.

Non-immigrant visas are required for travelers who wish to visit, work or study for a temporary period. The type of visa required will depend on the purpose of your travel.

Citizens of the 35 countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) may be eligible to travel to the United States visa free under the VWP if they are traveling for business, pleasure or are in transit, and if they meet all the requirements.

Anyone who wishes to enter the United States to reside there permanently must apply for an Immigrant visa, whether or not that person plans to seek employment in the United States.

What is a Visa?

A visa is a document issued by a U.S. Embassy or Consulate and placed in the bearer's passport. A visa entitles the holder to travel to the United States and apply for admission; it does not guarantee entry. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer at the port of entry determines the visa holder's eligibility for admission into the United States and the length of stay.

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For security reasons, visa applicants and American citizens are not allowed to enter the Applicant Service Centers (ASC), Consulates or the Embassy grounds with bags (with the exception of one small purse), cell phones or any other electronic devices.

Exchange Rate

  • Consular Exchange Rate All fees will be Collected in Angola Kwanzas. The exchange rate is subject to change.

    The consular exchange rate is: AOA 130 to US$1,00 

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