Angola – Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions

Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.

Exercise normal precautions in Angola. Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Exercise increased caution in:

Urban areas due to crime and kidnapping.

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Angola.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined Angola has a low level of COVID-19.  Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.

If you decide to travel to Angola:

Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel, and read the U.S. Embassy’s web page for country-specific COVID-19 information. 
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 Country Security Report for Angola.
Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations.  Review the Traveler ’s Checklist .

Urban areas – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

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.