Laos visa requirements for Angolans

Travel and visa requirements

Laotian Visa is not required for Angolans

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • The citizens of Angola intending to visit Laos can obtain a visa on arrival up to 30 days of stay.
  • Angola citizens can also opt for an electronic visa for the aforementioned duration of time.
  • The facility for an electronic visa is opened for Egypt citizens for a duration of one month.
  • Angola citizens must possess a passport valid for the duration of visit in Laos.
  • Yellow Fever, Hepatitis A and Typhoid Fever vaccination certificate are only required for visitors.
  • The associated plug type used in Laos are Type C and A and all power sockets in the country provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz.
  • Laos uses Indochina Time zone (GMT+7), hence, Laos is 6 hours ahead of Angola.
  • Transportation choices including bus and truck are becoming popular with travellers.
  • The official national currency in Laos is the Lao kip (K).
  • The official language of Laos is called Lao. The widely spoken foreign language in Laos is the French Language.
  • The predominant religion of Laos is Theravada Buddhism, almost all the citizens of the country are followers of the religion.
  • The estimated flight time from Angola to Laos is 13 hours, 1 minute.
  • Laos has a mostly tropical savanna climate, although, Laos is vulnerable to climate change and almost all provinces in the country are at high risk from climate change.
  • Laos food is traditionally eaten with sticky rice using fingers. In the countryside, people all eat as family-style, sitting on the floor, sharing a few dishes.
  • Lao traditional food is dry, spicy and very delicious based on fish, buffalo meat, pork, poultry and especially herbs.
  • The most famous Lao dish is larb, a spicy mixture of marinated meat or fish that is sometimes raw with a variable combination of herbs, greens, and spices.
  • Sticky rice is a characteristic staple food and has cultural and religious significance to the Lao people.
  • some of the Laos newspapers are written in French and English language.
  • The biggest tourist attraction is the Luang Prabang city which makes up a collection of golden-roofed temples, wooden houses and crumbling French provincial buildings fill the main roads of this city.
  • The ancient Wat Xieng Thong Temple, The Mekong which is Southeast Asia’s longest river, The Plain of Jars are other attractive spots available for exploration.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the capital of Laos?

Vientiane is the capital and largest city of Laos, on the banks of the Mekong River near the border with Thailand and other major cities include Luang Prabang, Savannakhet, and Pakse.

Is it safe to travel to Laos?

Yes, Laos is a safe place for independent travel. There are occasional reports of petty theft, and the occasional bag-snatching but these can be avoided by being cautious with your belongings.

What currency is used in Laos?

The official currency in Laos is the Lao Kip (LAK) but in Vientiane, you can also use Thai baht and US Dollars. Credit cards are only accepted in some upscale hotels and restaurants, so most of the time you will need to use cash.

Can I extend my stay in Laos?

If you wish to stay longer in Laos, you can easily extend your visa. Visa can be extended at the immigration office in Vientiane, which costs US$2 per day if you apply before the expiry date. If you wait until your visa expires, you have to pay US$10 per day for the days you overstayed.