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

  • IGAPE signs AKZ 33 billion contracts
    by Angop on September 23, 2020 at 5:56 am

    Luanda - The Institute for Management of State Assets and Shareholdings (IGAPE) this Tuesday signed contracts for the award of nine assets for the privatisation of industrial units in the Special Economic Zone (ZEE) and three textile units, worth 33 […]

  • Minister defends country's stay in OPEC
    by Angop on September 22, 2020 at 10:41 am

    Luanda - Angola?s minister of Mineral Resources, Petroleum Diamantino Azevedo defended Monday in Luanda the permanence of Angola in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). , The minister was speaking at the meeting with […]

  • Bold entrepreneur produces 60 tons of tomatoes in Monte Belo
    by Angop on September 20, 2020 at 3:59 pm

    Benguela - At least sixty tons of tomatoes were harvested this month, for the first time and on an experimental basis, at Somarcampo farm, located in the municipality of Monte Belo, municipality of Bocoio, in Benguela, a traditionally pineapple […]

  • Public accounts to balance in medium term - State minister
    by Angop on September 20, 2020 at 1:13 pm

    Luanda - The Minister of State for Economic Coordination, Manuel Nunes Júnior, Friday said that there were objective conditions that will lead to a medium-term balance of the country's public accounts. ,   There are reasons to […]

  • AGT holds online auction Sunday
    by Angop on September 20, 2020 at 10:35 am

    Luanda - At least 289 lots of goods go on sale this Sunday, starting at 9am (Angolan time), at a public auction by the General Tax Administration (AGT). , This is the second online auction of several goods put up for public auction, by AGT, which […]

  • TC confirms BPC management audit
    by Angop on September 20, 2020 at 9:16 am

    Luanda - The Audit Court (TC) admitted Saturday that an audit into the management of the state-owned bank Banco de Poupança e Crédito (BPC) had been carried out, but denied that the investigation had any conclusions already. , […]

Education Angop

  • Government offers 1,600 post-graduate scholarships
    by Angop on September 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Luanda - At least 1,600 post-graduate scholarships, for university lecturers, are being made available by the government under the Higher Education Support Programme. ,   According to the Minister for Higher Education, Science and […]

  • Government reiterates back-to-school from October
    by Angop on September 16, 2020 at 12:22 pm

    Luanda - Angolan government has reiterate resuming classes in various education sub-system of the country from October this year., The return to school was stressed Tuesday by State Secretary for Pre-School and Primary Education, Pacheco Francisco, […]

  • State Secretary advocates increase in postgraduate staff
    by Angop on September 11, 2020 at 1:02 pm

    Luanda - Angola needs highly qualified staff in the areas of agriculture and fisheries, health, engineering and technologies linked to civil construction, telecommunications and renewable energy to cope with its technological and scientific […]

  • Covid-19: Education sector to conduct in-person assessment of students
    by Angop on September 9, 2020 at 8:50 am

    Luanda - Angola’s minister of Education Luísa Grilo has announced in-person evaluation of students from the various educational subsystems this academic year, due to resume on October 5 countrywide. ,   The minister put out the […]

  • Covid-19: Classes resume next October
    by Angop on September 8, 2020 at 7:06 pm

    Luanda - The Angolan Government decided on Tuesday to resume classes in the country from next October. , Classes in the various teaching subsystems were suspended in March due to the outbreak of the first case of Covid-19 in Angola.   […]

  • MED unveils "My Family without illiteracy" project
    by Angop on September 8, 2020 at 1:12 pm

    Luanda - The Ministry of Education (MED) launches the "My Family without Illiteracy" project on Tuesday, as part of the Action Plan to Intensify Literacy and Youth and Adult Education, approved in 2019. , According to the National Director of […]

  • Inamet confirms earthquake in Nambuangongo
    by Angop on September 16, 2020 at 12:34 pm

    Caxito - The earthquake recorded on 10 September in the municipality of Nambuangongo, northern Bengo province, had a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale, the National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (Inamet) said on Wednesday., In a press […]

  • 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 […]

Politics Angop

  • Vice-President meets with entrepreneurs
    by Angop on September 23, 2020 at 7:09 am

    Luanda - The Vice-President of the Republic, Bornito de Sousa, held a working meeting with the mentor of the "Renascer do Saber" or rebirth of knowledge project, which has application in the teaching sector. , António Ralf de Sousa […]

  • President advocates direct investment in developing countries
    by Angop on September 23, 2020 at 6:36 am

    Luanda - The President of the Republic, Joao Lourenço, Tuesday said that direct investment in the economies of developing countries was essential for their economic growth. ,   Speaking at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, […]

  • Angolan President recognises negative impact of Covid-19
    by Angop on September 23, 2020 at 6:12 am

    Luanda - The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, Tuesday admitted that hopes of restructuring the national economy "will not come true in the near future" because of the constraints posed by the Covid-19. , Speaking at the […]

  • Businessman Carlos São Vicente in preventive detention
    by Angop on September 22, 2020 at 9:11 pm

    Luanda - The former CEO of the insurance firm AAA, Carlos São Vicente, was held in preventive detention Tuesday in Luanda by the Angolan authorities. , This was after a warrant of arrest was issued by the Republic Attorney General’s […]

  • Appeal Court gets new facilities
    by Angop on September 22, 2020 at 1:17 pm

    Benguela - The building that housed the Skills Development Center of National Bank of Angola in coastal Benguela province, was formally handed over to the Supreme Court on Monday to, henceforth, host the Court of Appeal of the 3rd Judicial Region […]

  • President addresses UN General Assembly
    by Angop on September 22, 2020 at 12:45 pm

    Luanda - President João Lourenço is addressing Tuesday the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly., The Angolan Statesman, who is expected to speak at the event via videoconference, at 10 pm in Angola, will be the ninth […]

Tourism Angop

  • Angola displays tourist potential in Beijing
    by Angop on September 5, 2020 at 8:33 pm

    Luanda - The tourism potential that the country offers was presented today, in Beijing, during the opening of the city's International Fair, by Angola's Ambassador to China, João Salvador dos Santos Neto. , During the opening of the event, […]

  • 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 […]