Hotline
212-223-3588
Consular Section
Ext : 114, 110, 100
Fax
212-980-9606
Email
info@angolaconsulateny.org
Address
Uganda House, 336 East 45th St, 2-Floor, New York, NY 10017
Public Service
9:30am – 2pm
Monday to Thursday

Notices

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

 CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) NOTICE

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 Info@angolaconsulateny.org.
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

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Economy Angop

  • BODIVA reaches record value in March
    by Angop on April 3, 2020 at 10:55 am

    Luanda - Angolan Debt and Securities Exchange (BODIVA) reached a new record in March after trading Akz 132.7 billion, against the Akz 131.2 billion recorded in December 2017., The data are expressed in a note released by the institution, stating […]

  • Sonangol slams cooking gas speculation
    by Angop on April 3, 2020 at 9:05 am

    Luanda - Angola's oil company Sonangol has slammed the rising prices of cooking gas by resellers who allegedly retain a large number of gas cylinders to fuel speculation., Over the last days, Luanda has seen a high demand for the product by […]

  • State Secretary wants price speculation denounced
    by Angop on April 2, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    Ondjiva - The State Secretary of Trade, Amadeu Nunes Wednesday, Ondjiva, Cunene province, advised the population to denounce the basic food's prices speculation., Speaking during a multisectoral meeting on Fight against new Coronavirus pandemic, […]

  • Angolan govt postpones Soyo Refinery tender announcement
    by Angop on March 31, 2020 at 2:39 pm

    Luanda - The winner of the international public tender for the construction of an oil refinery in Soyo, northern Zaire province, will be published as soon as Covid-19 outbreaks are under control in the country, said the Angola's Ministry of Mineral […]

  • Angola Cables maintains communications
    by Angop on March 30, 2020 at 12:40 pm

    Luanda - Angola Cables announced last Sunday that there was an interruption in the supply of services on the submarine cable section that connects Seixal (Portugal) to Highbridge (England). , In a note to which ANGOP had access, the company adds […]

  • BNA with reserves to import goods for eight months
    by Angop on March 28, 2020 at 5:06 pm

    Luanda - Angola's National Bank (BNA) stock of Gross National Reserves stood at USD 16.39 billion in February this year, equivalent to an eight-month degree of coverage of imports of goods and services. , The data were released by BNA governor, […]

Education Angop

  • Schools and universities closed due to COVID-19
    by Angop on March 24, 2020 at 11:46 am

    Luanda - Public and private higher and general education institutions in Angola are since March 23 shut for a period of 15 days,which may be extended in view of the pandemic situation in the country., The measure  results from instructions by […]

  • COVID-19: Education Ministry determines 15-day schools closure
    by Angop on March 20, 2020 at 8:06 am

    Luanda - The Angolan Education Ministry announced last Thursday the interruption of lessons in public and private schools, for a 15-day period, starting on 24 March., On a communiqué that has reached ANGOP, the Education Ministry (MED) […]

  • Agreements enhance teachers training
    by Angop on March 15, 2020 at 12:37 pm

    Luanda - Three cooperation agreements, in the field of teachers training for technical and professional education, were initialed, last Friday, in Luanda.,                   […]

  • Angolan government grants 155 new scholarships
    by Angop on March 9, 2020 at 11:34 am

    Luanda - Angola's Minister of State for the Social Area, Carolina Cerqueira, Sunday announced the Government plan to grant155 new scholarships - 50 percent are women - in master's, PhD and post-doctorate courses., Carolina Cerqueira announced this […]

  • MED considers school lunch vital in Education System
    by Angop on March 3, 2020 at 3:29 pm

    Luanda - The Angolan Government has the school lunch distribution as one of its main priorities to improve the education learning process, affirmed last Monday, in Luanda, the Minister of Education, Ana Paula Tuavanje Elias ,   The Minister, […]

  • ISCED / Sumbe with master's course in Portuguese
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    Sumbe - The Higher Institute of Educational Sciences (ISCED) in Sumbe, province of Cuanza Sul, opens this academic year, the Portuguese language master's course. With the introduction of the Portuguese language, alongside the Pre-School Education, […]

  • Environment Ministry revises turtles conservation project
    by Angop on March 13, 2020 at 10:53 am

    Luanda - The Environment Ministry is to revise, this year, the Sea Turtle Conservation Programme dubbed ?Project Kitabanga?, the press office director of the institution, Elizabeth Smith, said on Thursday., According to Elizabeth Smith, an increase […]

  • Elephants capture, marking campaign open
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    Luanda - A campaign to capture forest elephants for placing GPS collars started on March 5th, in Cuanza Norte province, in an initiative of the National Institute of Biodiversity and Conservation Areas (INBAC), attached to the Ministry of the […]

  • Environment implements sustainable development plan
    by Angop on March 8, 2020 at 11:04 am

    Luanda - A national program for sustainable development will start to be implemented in June of this year in the country, by the Ministry of the Environment, informed Friday, in Luanda, minister, Paula Francisco. , Speaking to Angop, regarding the […]

  • Angola strengthens biodiversity protection
    by Angop on March 3, 2020 at 8:51 am

    Luanda - The Angolan Government has intensified protection of biodiversity through the implementation of the Expansion and Strengthening of Protected Areas system, with the aim to protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial […]

  • Angola participates in COP13 meeting
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    Luanda - A delegation headed by the secretary of State for the Environment, Joaquim Manuel, is participating since last Wednesday, in the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13), to be held until Saturday (22) in Ghandinagar, India., […]

  • INAMET foresees heavy rain in several provinces
    by Angop on February 16, 2020 at 12:16 pm

    Luanda - The National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (INAMET) foresees, until 6 pm on Sunday, for the northern region of the country, the occurrence of showers or moderate to heavy rain, sometimes accompanied by thunderstorms in some […]

Politics Angop

  • Local elections "remain in place" - president's aide
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    Luanda - The Minister of State and Head of the Security Affairs Office of the President of the Republic Pedro Sebastiao said Friday that the holding of municipal elections continues in the Government's planning, despite the constraints caused by […]

  • Covid-19: President tells people to stay home
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    Luanda - President João Lourenço Wednesday in Luanda appealed to Angolans to stay home in order to contain the spread of the new coronavirus (Covid-19). , In a message on his twitter page, the Head of State called on the people to […]

  • Angola ceases mandate at AU Peace and Security Council
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    Luanda - Angola ended its two-year term last Tuesday, as a member of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), a permanent body made up of 15 countries on the continent, dedicated to prevention, management and conflict […]

  • Police detain scores of Congolese citizens at border
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    Mbanza Kongo - At least 62 citizens from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were detained, in the last 48 hours, by the Border Control Police in the northern Zaire Province, for attempted border violation.,   The spokesman for the Zaire […]

  • Govt approves measures in fisheries sector
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    Luanda - Angola's Cabinet Council approved Friday in Luanda measures for the Management of Marine Fisheries, Continental Fisheries, Aquaculture and Salt for the year 2020. , The management measure aims to adjust the catch capacity to available […]

  • Government size reduced from 28 to 21 ministries
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    Luanda - The Angolan government has been reduced in size from 28 to 21 ministries. ,     The decision to trim the government follows a session of the Cabinet Council on Friday that led to the merger of some state departments as below: […]

Tourism Angop

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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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 […]

  • Rovos Rail train back to Dar Es Salaam
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  • Owner and CEO of Rovos Rail Group expresses interest to invest in Angola
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    Huambo - The owner of the luxury train (Rovos Rail), the South African Rohan Vos expressed on Monday in central Huambo province, interest to invest in Angola. , Speaking to the press, Rohan Vos, who also integrated the caravan of nearly 50 tourists […]