The are diffrent types of Temporary residence visa types.
There are Permanent residence visa options as well.
Transit visas are short-term travel visas granted for a period of 5 days, which can be prolonged an equal period of time and is valid for a single entry.
Short term visa is and is available for family affairs, holidays, business contacts, meetings, conferences and charity or religious events. 7 days stay, and renewable twice.
The ordinary visa is granted to foreign people by the concerned Angolan consular authorities for a period of 30 days. This kind of visa is issued for family, cultural, scientific, business and tourist reasons and might be used within 60 days after the date of issuance.
The work visa allows the entry in Angola of foreign citizens to do work for the state or other businesses. The work visa is valid for multiple entries and enables the holder to stay in the country for a period of 12 month, which can be prolonged for equal periods of time up to the term of the work contract. Media professionals interested in coverage of events in Angola must first obtain an invitation letter from CIAM (Centro de Imprensa Anibal de Melo) in Luanda.
A Privilege visa is granted to a foreign citizen with investments in Angola.
Tourist, medical treatment and study visa are provided for these described purposes only.
South African visitors traveling with Diplomatic and Official passports are granted a visa-free entry into Angola.
Multiple entry visa are valid for 90 days (Note that the multiple entry visa permits a stay of 30 days per entry; 3 entries over a 90 day period)