National Documents

  • Consular Registration

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    Consular registration ensures that Angolan citizens receive the consular protection provided by the Diplomatic Mission, under the 1963 Vienna Convention on consular relations. It is one of the necessary requirements for national citizens to benefit from the consular services provided by that Embassy.
    In order to complete the consular registration, Angolan citizens (minors included) that legally reside in Switzerland must produce the following documents:

    1.A duly filled out form
    2.Full Copy of Birth Entry, Full Birth Certificate, Identity Card or Passport
    3.Residence Permit for Switzerland (Permis de Séjour)
    4.Proof of Residence in Switzerland
    5.Proof of employment or Certificate from the Educational Establishment
    6.Fees : CHF 10.-

    N.B.: The full copy of the birth entry or the birth certificate must be duly authenticated by the Ministry of External Relations of Angola (validity of six months or less).
    Important notice: All documents in a foreign language (except passport, international certificate of vaccination and proof of flight and hotel bookings) must be previously translated into Portuguese by an official translator and authenticated by the local authorities (canton or federal notary/chancellery).

  • Passport

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    The request for the issuance or extension of an ordinary Angolan passport must be made in person at the Consular Section of the Embassy of Angola. For passport issuance, Angolan citizens that legally reside in Switzerland must produce the following documents:

    1.Full Copy of Birth Entry, Full Birth Certificate, Identification Document, valid Identity Card and Passport (for extension)
    2.Consular Registration Letter
    3.Four recent passport photos (3×4,5) against white background
    4.Residence Permit for Switzerland (Permis de Séjour)
    5.Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    6.Proof of employment or Certificate from the Educational Establishment
    7.Proof of sponsorship (for minors)
    8.Fees: CHF 247.-

    N.B.: The full copy of the birth entry or the birth certificate must be duly authenticated by the Ministry of External Relations of Angola (validity of six months or less).
    Important notice: All documents in a foreign language (except passport, international certificate of vaccination and proof of flight and hotel bookings) must be previously translated into Portuguese by an official translator and authenticated by the local authorities (canton or federal notary/chancellery).

  • Travel Document

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    In order to obtain a travel document, the applicant must be in possession of the following documents:

    1.One passport photo
    2.A letter addressed to His Excellence, the Ambassador
    3.A duly filled outForm1 , Form2
    4.Proof of Residence or resident card (Permis de Séjour)
    5.Angolan documents (attesting to citizenship, for example Passport, Identity Card, Full Birth Certificate)
    6.Fees: CHF 40.-

    N.B.: The full copy of the birth entry or the Birth Certificate must be duly authenticated by the Ministry of External Relations of Angola (validity of six months or less).
    Important: All documents in a foreign language (except passport, international certificate of vaccinations and proof of flight and hotel bookings) must be previously translated into Portuguese by an official translator and authenticated by the local authorities (canton or federal notary/chancellery).

  • Transcription of Marriage Certificate

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    For the transcription of a marriage certificate, the following documents are necessary:

    1.Full Copy of Birth Entry
    2.Consular Registration (Angolan citizen)
    3.Birth Certificate and Identity Card of the betrothed (foreign)
    4.Proof of residence of the betrotheds
    5.Marriage Certificate (original)
    6.Fees : CHF 180.-

    N.B.: The full copy of the birth entry or the birth certificate must be duly authenticated by the Ministry of External Relations of Angola (validity of six months or less).
    Important notice: All documents in a foreign language (except passport, international certificate of vaccination and proof of flight and hotel bookings) must be previously translated into Portuguese by an official translator and authenticated by the local authorities (canton or federal notary/chancellery).

  • Document Authentication

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    The Consular Section of the Embassy of Angola in Switzerland authenticates and acknowledges signatures on the following documents:

    1.Power of attorney
    2.Proof of sponsorship
    3.Photocopy of Passport, valid Identity Card, Driver’s Licence
    4.Documents issued in Switzerland should be previously translated by a certified translator and acknowledged by the federal or canton chancellery.
    5.Fees: CHF 30.- (for documents of national citizens)
    6.Fees: CHF 100.- (for foreign documents)

    N.B.: The full copy of the birth entry or the Birth Certificate must be duly authenticated by the Ministry of External Relations of Angola (validity of six months or less).
    Important notice:All documents in a foreign language (except passport, international certificate of vaccination and proof of flight and hotel bookings) must be previously translated into Portuguese by an official translator and authenticated by the local authorities (canton or federal notary/chancellery).

  • Transcription of Birth

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    For the transcription of the birth entry it is indispensible to have the presence of the parents (if they are married, the presence of one shall suffice) and of two witnesses in possession of valid identification documents.
    For the transcription of the birth certificate, they must be in possession of the following documents:

    1.A duly filled out form.
    2.Full Copy of Birth Entry, Full Birth Certificate and Identity Card
    3.Consular registration of the parents (Angolan citizen)
    4.Residence Permit for Switzerland
    5.Original Birth Certificate of the applicant (minor)
    6.Fees : CHF 60.-

    N.B.: The full copy of the birth entry or the birth certificate must be duly authenticated by the Ministry of External Relations of Angola (validity of six months or less).
    Important: All documents in a foreign language (except passport, international certificate of vaccination and proof of flight and hotel bookings) must be previously translated into Portuguese by an official translator and authenticated by the local authorities (canton or federal notary/chancellery).