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  • Thu, 13 Feb 2020 18:54

    Angola may have biometric passport this year

    Luanda - Angola should issue, by the end of the third quarter of this year, the biometric passport, internationally required, under the penalty of compromising the movement of national citizens abroad, said on Thursday the director of Migration and Foreigners Services (SME) , João António da Costa Dias.

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  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:04

    Home Affairs minister speaks about new Juridical Regime of Foreigners

    Luanda - The Angolan minister of Home Affairs, Ângelo da Veiga Tavares, said last Friday in Luanda that the new Juridical Regime of Foreigners will provide major opening, mobility and flexibility in terms of access to the country, as well as will improve business environment in the country.

  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:54

    Migration and Foreigners Service regrets incident with MP

    Luanda - The Migration and Foreigners Service (SME) on Tuesday regretted the incident involving the Angolan MP, Manuel Rabelais, which prevented the later from leaving the country on January 24.

  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:50

    Migration service efficiency facilitates foreign entrepreneurs' activity - minister

    Luanda - The Angolan Interior minister, Angelo da Veiga Tavares, said on Wednesday in Luanda that private investment is fundamental for the emergence and empowerment of companies, stressing that the efficiency required of the Migration and Foreigners Service (SME) aims to facilitate the activity of businesspeople.

  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:03

    SME expel over 2000 illegal foreigners

    Luanda - The Migration and Foreigners Service (SME) have expelled 2.248 citizens of different nationalities last week by administrative and judicial decision, plus 1,200 deportations in relation to the previous week.

  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:21

    Migration Service with nearly 20,000 passports to be delivered

    Luanda - At least 20,000 passports issued by the Migration and Foreigners Service (SME) are to be delivered all over the country, said on Monday to Angop, a source from the Home Ministry (Minint).

  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:18

    Over 1,000 illegal immigrants expelled

    Luanda - At least 1,430 foreign nationals were expelled out of the country between January 2 and 9 of this year, representing 360 more expulsions compared to the previous week.

  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:06

    Migration Service expels over 1000 illegal foreigners

    Luanda - At least 1110 foreign nationals were expelled from Angola during last week by the Migration and Foreigners Service (SME), 304 more people in relation to the previous seven days.

  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 13:31

    Officials restrict foreigners over immigration irregularities

    Mbanza Kongo - The Migration and Foreigners Department (SME) in northern Zaire province recently refused to allow 65 citizens from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to enter the country for alleged lacking valid travel documents and means of subsistence.