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Visa Information


 The following information applies to the citizens and nationals of ALL COUNTRIES. The citizens of Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Swaziland, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe do not require an entry visa when travelling to Mozambique for more than 30 days and not for residence or working purposes.

Please refer to the below web page to understand if you need a visa:

Mozambique High Commission UK, and contact the embassy or high commission in your country for specific visa requirements.

If necessary, the organisers will issue you a Letter of Invitation. Contact for more details.

Please click on the below link to see if you need to apply for a visa:

Passport and tickets on map


What funds should I bring with me?

The currency is the Metical (pl. Meticais, pronounced meticash).

Take Rands or US Dollars CASH – Credit cards are accepted at most hotels

Exchange money at banks

Most Businesses quote in South African Rand (ZAR) or US Dollars (US$) and both are widely, but not exclusively, accepted around the country

ATMs are available around Maputo

The official currency is the Mozambican metical  which is tied to the Euro at a fixed exchange rate of 0.014 EURO

What should I bring with me?

  • A photocopy of your passport – as it is always advisory to carry your ID with you
  • Insurance – you are responsible for arranging your own travel cover
  • Credit card – Visa is accepted at the main hotels
  • Medical Kit – always a good option just in case
  • Malaria tablets and mosquito spray – you are in a malarial zone

What time zone is Mozambique in? 

Central Africa Time (GMT +2)

Health issues:

The recommended vaccinations for Mozambique are the following:

Hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, cholera, yellow fever, rabies and tetanus. 

Can I drink tap water?

Do not drink tap water in rural areas. In the built-up areas of Mozambique, like Maputo, it is safe to drink the water. If you are unsure, bottled water is available.

What voltage is used? 

Electric Power is 220V – 240V running at 50Hz.