LIVING IN ANGOLA

Angola is a country of contrasts, history and culture. The Angolan cuisine is a blend of African cuisine, rich in pulses and palm oil and Portuguese cuisine, known for fish, seafood and other Mediterranean products.

With a diverse fauna and flora, Angola’s landscape ranges from tropical forests, dry and cool highlands, arid savannas and deserts, the coast with beaches, islands, bays, mountains, regions with volcanic fissures, waterfalls, caves, amongst other natural wonders.

Although football is the most important sport, one of the largest sports passions of the country is basketball the sport that made Angola African champion 11 times. Handball and volleyball also have many supporters in the country.

Now it has come to intensify the practice of water sports such as fishing, surfing, and others. Although it is not traditional, in 2016 the country will have the privilege to organize the international tournament of Golf.

VISAS

Types of visas that allow the practice of remunerated activities:

Privileged Visa: Only for the Investor

Work Visa: for the expatriate workforce

Residency

Temporary residency

Residence Permit

Other visas that support private investments:

Ordinary Visa: To prospect for business

Tourist’s Visa

INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL FLIGHTS

Angola has provincial, regional and international flights daily, some supported by the flagship aviation company, which flies to more than 20 cities around the world. Some foreign airline companies flying to Luanda are:

Emirates

TAP Portugal

Lufthansa

Brussels Airlines

Air France

Iberia

KLM

British Airlines

Royal Air Morocoo

LAM

NATIONAL HOLIDAYS

2 January : New Year’s Day

4 February: Start of the Armed Struggle Day

8 March: Angolan Woman’s Day

4 April: Peace and National Reconciliation Day

1 May: International Workers’ Day

17  September: National Hero Day

2 November: All Saints Day

11 November: Independence Day

25 December: Christmas Day