What are the mandatory vaccinations required to enter Angola?

  • MMR- measles/mumps/rubella
  • Poliovirus vaccines
  • DPT- diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus

NOTE: Tourists need to consult a travel agent for latest and updated information on required vaccination prior to their departure to visit Angola.

Other optional but recommended Vaccination for Travellers visiting Angola:

  • Rabies- especially for those who is spending time outside.
  • Anti-malaria medication
  • Hepatitis-A
  • Polio
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow fever


Other health risks: Malaria

What type of Health Insurance is valid for Tourists or Visitors in Angola?

  • Consult your medical service provider for the facilities related to the medical terms that will they cover emergency expenses.
  • Medical facilities are good in Luanda and some of them provide 24 hour service.
  • Pharmacies may have limited medicines.
  • Other than Luanda, medical amenities are rare and less and in some cases evacuation is only the option.

NOTE: Tourists or Visitors need to consult medical travel insurance providers and/or travel agents to know details about insurance policy limitations in Angola and whether it covers all expenses or not in case of medical emergency during your stay in Angola.

Health tips while travelling to Angola:

  • Carry full medical prescription and the basic medicines which can be used in general like: stomach ache, joint pains etc. But must cross check the drugs which you carrying with you may be banned in that country.
  • Prevent insect bites.
  • Sanitize your hands always.
  • Drink bottled water only.

NOTE: While you are recommended to carry prescription from home country some medicines may not be legal or available in Angola. Travellers are recommended to consult a travel agent and medical advisers for alternative medicines in Angola.

Also Read: Customs followed in Angola

Last update on February 1, 6:52 pm by Nidhi S.