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Mozambique Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
EU Yes Yes Yes
USA Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
Australian Yes Yes Yes
British Yes Yes Yes


A passport valid for a minimum of six months beyond the intended date of departure from Mozambique is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

Passport Note

A minimum of three blank pages is required.


Visas for Mozambique are requred by all nationals referred to in the chart above. It is recommended that you obtain your visa in advance from the Mozambique High Commission/Embassy. You may be able to obtain a visa on arrival if you live in a country with no Mozambican mission, but some visitors are reported to have been turned back.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy/high commission to check visa requirements for Mozambique.

Visa Note

When applying for a visa, you must supply a copy of your return tickets or a copy of your flight confirmation, your hotel/hostel booking confirmation and one recent bank statement.

Types and Cost

Tourist and Visit: £130 (single-entry); £180 (multiple-entry).



Single-entry visa: one day to one month, renewable to a maximum of 90 days, provided you apply for an extension before the visa expires.

Multiple-entry visa: one day to 90 days for tourism multiple-entry visas and up to 180 days for business multiple-entry visas. Those wishing to travel to return to Mozambique after visiting Kruger National Park in South Africa should apply for a multiple-entry visa.

Application to

High commission or embassy or application for an e-visa on

Application required

Only registered postal services/companies can be used for the return of passports with processed visas.

Working days

Allow three working days for visa processing. Visas can also be issued within 24 hours (express service) for an additional fee.

Extension of stay

You can extend single-entry 30-day visas to a maximum of 90 days.

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

British High Commission in Mozambique

Telephone: 2135 6000.
Address: , Avenida Vladmir Lenine, 310, Maputo City, P.O. Box 55,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs 0800-12.30 and 1300-1600. Fri 0800-1300.

Embassy of the Republic of Mozambique in the USA

Telephone: (202) 293 7146.
Address: , 1525 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs 0900-1700; Fri 0900-1500.

Mozambique High Commission in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7383 3800.
Address: , 21 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 6EL,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0930-1300 and 1400-1700.

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