Working in Angola

Angola is a significant market in Sub-Saharan Africa, with the 5th largest economy by GDP on the continent, and the largest of the lusophone nations. The economy is powered by the oil and gas sector, with 97% of Angola’s exports being attributed to crude oil.

Working in Angola

There are many career opportunities available to diaspora talent in Angola. The country has one of the largest economies in Lusophone Africa, The major economic driver is the oil & gas industry with many opportunities for highly skilled professionals in this sector. Life in Angola has many upsides, with its idyllic setting, and a developing education and healthcare sector. It is recommended that you obtain a job offer before moving to the country, and it is advised that you thoroughly understand the healthcare and security packages you will receive as part of any offer. The capital city Luanda is the hub of culture and entertainment, but you are advised to follow the security recommendations of employers wherever you go.

Angola - Need To Know




Angolan Kwanza (AOA)

Dialling Code


Official Languages


Capital City Airport

Quatro de Fevereiro Airport


Angola (UTC +01:00)

How Do I Work In Angola?

Work Authorisation and VISA requirements
You will need a VISA to work in Angola. It is recommended to obtain employment there before applying, as your new employer can often sponsor your application. You can find out more information by visiting your local embassy website. More information is available using the button below.
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