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
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.
Consulate General of the Republic of Angola in New York, March 13, 2020
OFFICIAL PRAISES FREE TRADE ZONE NEGOTIATIONS
Luanda – The secretary general of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Wamkele Mene said Monday in Luanda that negotiations for the implementation of this area are in good pace.
GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES NEW BUSES FOR LUANDA
Luanda – Luanda province will soon benefit from a total of 923 buses, including conventional and articulated buses, with a view to improving urban mobility in the country’s capital, Transport Minister Ricardo D’ Abreu said.
ANGOLA WORKS ON REACTIVATING COFFEE PRODUCTION
Golungo Alto – Over 350,000 coffee seedlings of Robust and Arabic species have been produced so far in this year’s agricultural campaign, against 240,460 of the previous year, by the National Coffee Institute (INCA) and partners, in order to reactivate and increase harvest levels./p>
ADRA SUGGESTS MORE ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION IN RURAL COMMUNITIES
Lubango – The non-governmental organization Acção para o Desenvolvimento Rural e Ambiente (ADRA) Saturday defended the improvement of environmental education mechanisms in rural communities, starting from schools, as a way of fighting drought in the country.