Consular Section
Ext : 114, 110, 100
Uganda House, 336 East 45th St, 2-Floor, New York, NY 10017
Public Service
9:30am – 2pm
Monday to Thursday


The military census is open until February 28th for all Angolan male citizens born in 2002.


In line with prevention efforts taking place across country and particularly the state of New York, with regards to coronavirus referred as COVID-19, we are temporarily suspending our normal business Consular Services, out of consideration for the health and safety of the public and staff, until further notice. In this sense, starting Monday March 16 , 2020, in person Consular assistance will be conducted by appointment ONLY, in a case by case priority. Phone calls will be answered Monday –Thursday ; 9:30 AM- 1:30 PM.

The following services shall be suspended until further notice
Consular registration
Weddings registration
Birth registration
Military Registration
Miscellaneous statement

The following services will be ensured with limited restriction
Visa application: temporarily suspended to the general public; granted exceptionally; by appointment only.
Passport application- by appointment only.
Transcription of birth certificate: upon presentation of proof of travel.
Travel Document: upon proof of travel.
Power of Attorney: by appointment only.
Proof of life affidavit: by appointment only.
Death certificate/registration: PLEASE CALL URGENT LINE AND E-MAIL INFO.
Notarization and authentication documents: Will be processed once a week, every Thursday. Submit request through our general e-mail and send documents via certified mail ONLY(FedEX ,UPS, USPS Exp mail). Please include labeled paid return envelope.

For other inquiries , please e-mail us at
For urgent matters, including information regarding Angolan citizens and/or communities affected by COVID-19, please contact our emergency line as follows : 908-316-2235.  

Be advised to consult periodically our website for updates on hours of operation.
During this period, we ask the public for your understanding and cooperation.

Thank you.
Consulate General of the Republic of Angola in New York, March 13, 2020

Economy Angop

  • INADEC mediates 30 million Kwanzas refunds
    by Angop on August 9, 2020 at 11:59 am

    Luanda - The National Institute for Consumer Protection (INADEC) mediated in July this year conflicts that allowed refunds totalling 30.7 million Kwanzas throughout the country. ,       According to a press release from the […]

  • Covid-19: Return of Portuguese businesspersons to Angola analyzed
    by Angop on August 8, 2020 at 11:39 am

    Luanda - Angola and Portugal are studying the mechanisms for the return to the African country of Portuguese businesspersons, whose businesses are paralyzed due to the Covid-19 pandemic., The information was provided last Friday, by the Portuguese […]

  • ZEE assigns ownership to foreign companies
    by Angop on August 8, 2020 at 10:01 am

    Luanda- Eight foreign private equity companies acquired, last Friday, the full real right over property in the Special Economic Zone (ZEE).,   These are the organization Aroma Verde (juice factory), BD Soluprafia (raffia bag factory) Tai SA […]

  • State minister reiterates commitment to improving execution of projects
    by Angop on August 7, 2020 at 12:43 pm

    Luanda - The minister of State for Economic Coordination, Manuel Nunes Júnior, Thursday reiterated the Executive's commitment to improving the monitoring of priority projects to ensure better results in physical and financial execution., This […]

  • BNA provides USD 600 million for sale
    by Angop on August 7, 2020 at 10:59 am

    Luanda - At least USD 600 million is the amount the National Bank of Angola (BNA) has for sale by price auction for August and September this year. , The financial institution announced this in its website, adding that another amount of USD 300 will […]

  • AIPEX CEO stresses foreign investment
    by Angop on August 7, 2020 at 10:31 am

    Luanda -The external investment plays important role in raising the foreign exchange in the country, the Private Investment and Export Promotion Agency (AIPEX) CEO, António Henriques da Silva said Thursday. , António Henriques da Silva […]

Education Angop

  • Sinprof opposes Education Ministry guidance
    by Angop on August 3, 2020 at 12:40 pm

    Luanda - The chairperson of the National Teachers Union (Sinprof), Guilherme Silva, this Saturday repudiated the order from the Ministry of Education (MED), which obliges general education teachers to be present in schools from Monday. , Through […]

  • EU grants over EUR 10 million for higher education
    by Angop on July 7, 2020 at 9:07 am

    Luanda - At least thirteen million euros were made available by the European Union (EU) to the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESCTI) to support the Angolan higher education system in producing knowledge and […]

  • Covid-19: Resumption of school classes only with Health Ministry's approval
    by Angop on July 3, 2020 at 10:53 am

    Luanda -The resumption of classes in the second cycle of secondary education, scheduled for July 13, is dependent on the endorsement of the Ministry of Health (MINSA), Education minister Luísa Grilo said last Wednesday, in Luanda. , Classes […]

  • Universities formalise teaching on human rights
    by Angop on June 26, 2020 at 8:31 am

    Luanda - Six Luanda-based higher education institutions have formalised the commitment to bring specific training on human rights to their curricular plan. , The decision stemmed from an agreement the six institution signed Thursday with the […]

  • Social policy commission assesses rearrangement of higher education institutions
    by Angop on June 26, 2020 at 7:37 am

    Luanda - Cabinet Council's Commission for Social Policy discussed Thursday re-organisation of the network in public institutions of higher education to adapt them to the strategic objectives of economic, social and technological development of the […]

  • MINEA cooperates in installing water systems in schools
    by Angop on June 22, 2020 at 1:21 pm

    Luanda - The Ministry of Energy and Water (Minea) will cooperate in the program of installing water systems in schools outside the coverage of the public network, taking into account the resumption of the 2020 school year, scheduled for next July. […]

  • Environment minister calls for team spirit in sector
    by Angop on July 7, 2020 at 11:45 am

    Luanda - The Minister of Culture, Tourism and Environment, Adjany Costa, Monday in Luanda, appealed for the need to outline strategies and goals in the environment sector, taking into account the reality of the country and the world. , The Cabinet […]

  • Environment launches project to combat illegal trade.
    by Angop on June 19, 2020 at 12:07 pm

    Luanda - The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Environment Thursday launched a project to combat the illegal wildlife trade and human and animal conflict in Angola. , In a statement to the press, the director of the National Institute for […]

  • Environmental projects focusing on fighting covid-19
    by Angop on June 18, 2020 at 12:46 pm

    Luanda - Environmental projects linked to the conservation of biodiversity, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, in the centre and southern parts of the country, have been integrated into the actions to combat and prevent covid-19., […]

  • Minister assesses project to protect mangroves
    by Angop on June 7, 2020 at 12:29 pm

    Luanda - The Minister of Culture, Tourism and Environment, Adjany Costa, and the Belgian Ambassador to Angola, Jozep Smets, Saturday here evaluated the results of the project to protect mangroves on the Luanda coastline. , Named Otchiva, the […]

  • Government warns of rational use of natural resources
    by Angop on June 5, 2020 at 12:57 pm

    Luanda - The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Environment warned Friday of the rational and sustainable use of natural resources to meet the needs of the current and future generations., The warning is contained in its message, ahead of World […]

  • Minister gathers with environmental agents
    by Angop on May 29, 2020 at 12:02 pm

    Luanda - The Minister of Culture, Tourism and Environment, Adjany Costa, Thursday in Luanda, consultated non-governmental organizations and environmental projects agents, with the aim of collecting contributions for the promotion and boosting of […]

Politics Angop

  • More than 100 diamond stones seized
    by Angop on August 10, 2020 at 7:41 am

    Dundo - One hundred and seventy-five diamond stones were seized last weekend in Chitato municipality, eastern Lunda Norte province, as part of ongoing transparency operation carried out by Angolan Executive., The diamond stones, still to be […]

  • Joana Lina elected first provincial secretary of MPLA in Luanda
    by Angop on August 9, 2020 at 6:07 pm

    Luanda - Joana Lina, current governor of Luanda, was elected on Saturday, the first provincial secretary of the ruling MPLA, during the 6th extraordinary conference of the party, which had the participation of 1,765 delegates. , The governor was […]

  • MPLA elects new first provincial secretary in Uige
    by Angop on August 9, 2020 at 5:50 pm

    Uíge - The ruling MPLA Provincial Committee in northern Uíge province elected on Saturday, Sergio Luther Rescova as its first secretary, with 522 votes, in replacement of Pinda Simão, who led the party in the region for three […]

  • Helena Bonguela re-elected Unita women wing president
    by Angop on August 9, 2020 at 1:22 pm

    Luanda - The outgoing president of the opposition UNITA's women's wing (LIMA), Helena Bonguela, was re-elected on Saturday in Luanda for a new four-year term at the helm of the political organization. ,     The contestant won the […]

  • Angola attends SADC Heads of State and Government Summit
    by Angop on August 9, 2020 at 9:18 am

    Luanda - Angola participates on the August 17, by videoconference, in the 40th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). ,   Under the slogan "SADC - 40 Years Building Peace and […]

  • Angolan President highlights achievements of Côte d'Ivoire
    by Angop on August 8, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    Luanda - The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, highlighted last Friday the achievement made by Côte d'Ivoire "in terms of policies for stabilization and reconstruction of the economy".,   In a message of […]

Tourism Angop

  • Covid-19: Huila's "Novo Hotel" sealed off
    by Angop on August 10, 2020 at 7:08 am

    Lubango - Lubango city?s Novo Hotel in Southern Huíla province has been locked down since Thursday (6), following fears that at least 12 people who skipped the Luanda sanitary cordon have checked in. , According to a source from the Public […]

  • Okavango Project attracts investors
    by Angop on May 17, 2020 at 11:34 am

    Luanda - Domestic and foreign businesspeople expect to acquire tourism concessions in the Angolan region of the Okavango Project, which could become a key factor in the diversification of the economy through tourism. ,   The information was […]

  • Miradouro da Lua attracts tourists once again
    by Angop on November 4, 2019 at 5:42 pm

    Luanda - At least Hundreds Angolan and foreign tourist, flock to the Miradouro da Lua every day, in the Ramiros district of Belas, Luanda, after being rehabilitated this year. , Miradouro da Lua is a must-see tourist spot for those heading from […]

  • Tourism sector creates 5,000 jobs
    by Angop on September 30, 2019 at 5:39 pm

    Luanda - At least five thousand new jobs were created in the tourism sector in the third quarter of 2019, said Monday in Luanda the Minister of Public Administration, Labor and Social Security, Jesus Maiato., The Government official was speaking […]

  • Angola attends Zimbabwe tourism fair
    by Angop on September 10, 2019 at 4:36 pm

    Harare - An Angolan delegation will take part from 12 to 14 this month, in Bulawayo (Zimbabwe), at the 12th edition of the Tourism Fair, called "Sanganai Hanganani Tourism Expo". , The Angolan delegation, led by the Angolan Tourism Promotion […]

  • Luxury train crosses Angola
    by Angop on August 5, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    Luanda - 30 years ago, the history of Rovos Rail is repeated. Since 1989, the South African company has promoted rail tourism by crossing the African Coast, its favorite destination. , These are trips that symbolize the harmony between tourists […]