Angola - Country Commercial Guide
Licensing Requirements for Professional Services

Includes license requirements for key professional services that are open to U.S. service providers.

Last published date: 2021-09-08

Licensing requirements for professional services in Angola are overseen by the respective professional organization.  The specific professional organization must approve the candidate, a process that starts with the review of the professional diploma(s) by Angolan public universities.  For foreign citizens to qualify for licensing they must be legal residents in Angola and present their certificate of residence, employment contract, and a formal consular registration from their home country Embassy in Angola.

The professional oversight entities responsible for licensing in Angola by area are as follows:

  • Medicine: Ordem dos Medicos de Angola
  • Law: Ordem dos Advogados de Angola
  • Engineering: Ordem dos Engenheiros de Angola
  • Accounting: Ordem dos Contabilistas e Peritos Contabilistas