India visa requirements for Angolans

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Angolans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • For a period of 90 days, nationals of Angola can visit India by applying for an e-visa.
  • This e-visa costs about $80.
  • All visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of entry into India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of India’s local currency are not permitted.
  • Also, the import and export of foreign currencies are unlimited, however, amounts exceeding $ 5,000 or its equivalent would be declared.
  • Travellers must show evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in India. This could be in the form of a sponsor letter from a host living in the country or a hotel reservation.
  • Tourists from Angola visiting with firearms require an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Angola nationals will be required to present a recent bank statement to show that they have enough money to spend while in India.
  • Tourists with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Angola.
  • A yellow fever vaccination is not required from citizens of Angola. They are advised to be vaccinated against common illnesses before travelling to India.
  • Visitors from Angola are required to possess a return ticket to Angola or onward destination.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Angola. There are international airports in Luanda and Namibe.
  • Oman Air, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways and Ethiopian Airways are some of the airlines that fly from Angola to India.
  • The estimated flight duration from Luanda to New Delhi, India is 10 hours, 50 minutes and from Namibe, it is 1 day, 12 hours.
  • India has a temperate and tropical climate. It has four major seasons which are summer which is from March to May, winter from December to February, monsoon from June to September and post-monsoon also known as northeast monsoon which is from October to November. 
  • The Indian rupee is the official currency used in India. Visitors can visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the major religions in India. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.
  • India is a country with hundreds of languages spoken in the country. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.
  • The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of VaranasiHarmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • India uses India Standard Time (GMT+5:30). India is 4 hours, 30 minutes ahead of Angola.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type  C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Transportation in India can be done with buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Indians speak English?

Yes, English is commonly spoken throughout India. In fact, most children, particularly in the cities, learn English first in school. It is the most important language for commercial, national, and political communication.

Is India a safe to visit?

India has a very low crime rate and is generally a safe country. However, as with any other country, tourists are advised to be cautious. Also, when at train or bus stations and airports, tourists are to monitor their luggage at all times.

Do I need to have a yellow fever vaccination certificate before travelling to India?

A yellow fever vaccination is not required from citizens of Angola. They are, however, advised to be vaccinated against other common illnesses before travelling to India.

What is the official language in India?

India is a country with hundreds of spoken languages. It has no national language. Hindi and English are however the official languages.