Mozambique Practical Information


For visitors wishing to travel to Mozambique, the passport is mandatory and must be valid for 6 months after your return and have at least two consecutive blank pages. A visa is also required. Depending on the country of origin, the entry visa may be made before departure or issued at the border.
For more information on obtaining visas and the documents to provide, please contact the Mozambican representation closest to your place of residence.

Vaccination against yellow fever is compulsory to enter the territory of Mozambique.
Recommended vaccines: DTPP, hepatitis B, meningococcal meningitis (essential), malaria (essential), typhoid fever, hepatitis A.

Please note: the international vaccination certificate can be requested upon arrival at the airport.
Following the global pandemic, Covid measures and tests can be applied from your country of origin and in your country of destination. Please consult your Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Health.

Driving License
Local and international driving licenses are required.

Jet lag
Mozambique Standard Time is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2). Mozambique is in the Central Africa Time Zone (CAT).


Mozambique uses the Mozambican metical (MTN)
1 Euro (€) = 85.11 MTN
1 Dollar (USD) = 71.83 MTN

In addition to exchange offices, banks have counters provided for currency exchange.

220 Volts; 50 Hz
Depending on your country of origin, it is recommended to travel with an adapter.  More info here.


Portuguese is the official language, although it is generally spoken only by the most educated of the population of Mozambique. In addition to this, over 40 different dialects of Bantu languages can be spoken in Mozambique such as Chopi, Tswa, Nyungwe, Shona, and Ronga. English is generally spoken in hotels and beach lodges.

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