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The official language is Portuguese. Most residents speak Bantu languages ​​(Ombundu, Kimbundu, Chokwe, Lwena, Kikongo).

Public Holidays

01/01/2022 New Year

01/04/2022 Day of the Martyrs of Colonial Oppression

02/04/2022 Beginning of the War of Independence

03/08/2022 International Women’s Day

04/04/2022 Day of Peace and Reconciliation

04/15/2022 Good Friday

04/18/2022 easter monday

05/01/2022 Labor Day

05/25/2022 Africa day

06/01/2022 World Children’s Day

09/17/2022 Day of Nation Founders and National Heroes

11/02/2022 All Souls

11/11/2022 Independence Day

12/25/2022 Christmas

12/26/2022 Christmas


Duty free shopping


The following items can be brought into Angola duty-free: 400 cigarettes or 500 g of tobacco (persons aged 18 and over); 1 liter of spirits and 2 liters of wine (over 18s); 3 bottles of perfume or eau de toilette; 1 laptop or 1 tablet; 3 mobile phones; 1 camera; Clothing including shoes and wedding dress and wedding suit and gifts. New goods with a total equivalent value of more than 2640 UCF or 232,320 Kwanza (corresponds to around 385 € depending on the exchange rate) must be declared. 1 UCF = 88 kwanzas.

Import Restrictions

A special permit is required for animal products, animals and parts of animals. Weapons and ammunition may only be imported with an import permit from the Angolan authorities. More information is available from

Contact addresses

Embassy of the Republic of Angola
Thunstrasse 73
+41 (0)31 351 85 85.

Mon-Thu 9.30am-12.30pm, Fri by appointment.

Embassy of the Republic of Angola
Seilerstätte 15/10-11
+43 (0)1 718 74 88.

Mon-Fri 10am-12.30pm and 3pm-4.30pm. Tel. Inquiries about visa/consular matters and appointments: Mon-Fri 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Embassy of the Republic of Angola

Honorary consulates in Bremen, Düsseldorf and Munich.

Wallstrasse 58
+49 (0)30 24 08 97 55/20.

Mon-Fri 09.00-13.00 and 14.30-16.30. Consular Dept.: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. Submission of documents: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 2 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.


Business etiquette

Summer suits or suits are recommended. Local businessmen dress casually. Dark colors are appropriate for social occasions. Knowledge of Portuguese, French or Spanish is an advantage as there are few interpreters. The holiday months June to September should be avoided. Business hours: Mon-Fri 08.30-12.30 and 14.00-18.00; some banks and shops also Sat 08.30-12.30.

Business contacts

Câmara do Comércio e Indústria de Angola (Chamber of Commerce and Industry) Tel. +244 (0)22 996 93 99 93. Website:



Until recently, international calls had to be made through an operator. International direct dialing to Luanda is now increasingly possible. According to, Angola’s telephone company is Angola Telecom (Internet:

Mobile phone

GSM 900 and CDMA 2000 (Code Division Multiple Access). Network operator is UNITEL S. arl. The reception/transmission area is currently limited to Luanda and the surrounding area.


Provider is Nexus (Internet: or or; in Luanda there are internet cafes.

Post office

Airmail shipments to Europe take 5-10 days to arrive. Domestic mail is relatively reliable.


Since the use of shortwave frequencies changes several times over the course of a year, it is advisable to contact Deutsche Welle customer service directly for the current frequencies (Tel: (+49) (0228) 429 32 08. Internet: to request.

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