Where can I get an Angola visa in Houston?

Where can I get an Angola visa in Houston?
iVisa | Updated on Nov 26, 2019

Are you planning a trip to Angola? Then you may already know that you need a visa in advance. As a US citizen living in the Houston area, you may think that your only option is to go to the Angolan embassy in the region and apply for your visa there. While that is an option, you should know that there is a better alternative: you can apply for an Angola eVisa. US citizens are among the 59 nationalities that qualify for an Angola visa on arrival. For you to obtain it, you must first get an Angola eVisa, but iVisa can help you get that online. To learn more about the Angola eVisa, take a few minutes to look at the answers to the most commonly asked questions below.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What do I need to get an Angola eVisa?

Before you start the online process of getting an Angola eVisa, you should ensure that you have all the necessary documents and information at hand. Here is what you are going to need:

  • Passport – your passport should remain valid for at least another year from your date of arrival in Angola, with 4 blank pages available for stamping.
  • A photo – the picture should be taken as recently as possible, and captured on a white background.
  • Proof of accommodation – you can use a hotel booking confirmation, but if you plan to stay with family or friends, you will need to provide a letter from them, confirming you have a place to stay while in Angola.
  • An international vaccination certificate against Yellow Fever
  • Proof of sufficient funds – according to Angola’s visa policy, all visitors must have at their disposal at least $200 per day of their stay (or the equivalent currency).
  • Return flight ticket – this stands as proof that you do not plan on staying for longer than your visa allows.
  • E-mail address – you will receive the receipt that enables you to obtain a visa on arrival via e-mail, in PDF format. Do not forget to print it out before your trip
  • Means of payment – you can use a credit or debit card, but PayPal, Alipay, and WeChat are accepted as well.

How long does it take for my application to be processed?

That choice is up to you. iVisa gives you three processing speed options for your application so that you can choose the one that is most convenient for you. Here are your options:

  • Standard processing – your Angola eVisa is ready within 6 days
  • Rush processing – you receive your travel document in just 4 days
  • Super Rush processing – your application is processed within just 48 hours

How much money will I spend on an Angola eVisa?

If you get a visa on arrival, the cost is $120, paid upon your arrival in Angola. The cost of the eVisa, on the other hand, is influenced by how soon you expect your travel document to arrive. The faster the processing, the more you are charged. Here are the prices for all three options:

  • Standard - USD 30.00
  • Rush - USD 60.00
  • Super Rush - USD 90.00

How long is the Angola eVisa valid for and how many entries does it ensure?

The Angola eVisa is a Multiple Entry visa, and it has a validity period of 6 days from the date of issue.

How long can I stay in Angola with the eVisa?

After arriving in Angola, the eVisa allows you to stay for 30 days Total.

Do all points of entry in Angola accept an Angola eVisa?

No. Only the border checkpoints below accept the Angola eVisa as a valid travel document. All the others require a standard visa.

  • Quatro de Fevereiro Airport (Luanda)
  • Lubango Airport
  • Massabi (Democratic Republic of Congo border)
  • Luau (Democratic Republic of Congo border)
  • Curoca (Namibia border)

The bottom line is that while you can go to the Angolan embassy in the Houston area to get your visa, iVisa offers a more accessible option, and you should take it.

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