Mozambique Entry Requirements

Mozambique Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Turkey Yes Yes Yes
Other EU countries Yes Yes Yes
Switzerland Yes Yes Yes
Austria Yes Yes Yes
Germany Yes Yes Yes

Passport information

Generally required, must still be valid for at least 6 months upon entry.

Note on the passport

Identification is required in Mozambique.

Visa information

A visa is required for nationals of the countries listed in the table above, among others. Visa on arrival: A single-entry visa for tourism purposes and for a stay of up to 30 days (Visa fee at Maputo Airport, at some major border crossings including the Komatipoort (South Africa)/Ressano Garcia border crossing: US$82, cash only, also Metical and South African Rand. Lower fees may be charged at other border crossing points. Note: The visa can usually only be applied for on arrival by tourists whose country of residence does not have a Mozambique diplomatic mission. An extension of this type of visa is not possible. Attention:

Note on the visa

A multiple-entry visa (visto múltiplo) is required for trips to the adjacent South African Kruger Park. In this case, a multiple-entry visa must be applied for before entering Mozambique for the first time. A re-entry visa is not available at border crossings or in Mozambique.

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Germany Tourist, Visitor, Business and Work Visa: Single Entry €60 (Normal processing (10 working days)) / €75 (Expedited processing (4 working days)) / €90 (Express processing (2 working days)) (for stays up to 30 days, single entry, valid for 60 days from date of issue); Multiple entry €165 (normal processing (10 working days)) / €190 (expedited processing (4 working days)) / €220 (express processing (2 working days)) (for multiple entry visas for stays of up to 30 days each, valid for 90 days from the date of issue). Same-day processing is currently not possible in Berlin. Austria single visa: €90, single entry, valid for 60 days. Multiple entry visa: €180, multiple entries, valid for 90 days Multiple entry visa: fee per request, multiple entry, valid for 180 days. Switzerland tourist and business visa: 120 CHF (single entry, max. 30 days stay within 60 days), 320 CHF (multiple entries, 3 x max. 30 days within 90 days), express surcharge: 40 CHF.

Visa types and costs

Tourist, business, single and multiple entry visas.


Usually 1 or 3 months from entry (possibility of extension on site). In person or by post at the consulate or at the consular department of the embassy (see contact addresses).

Application required

(a) 1 application form completed and signed. (b) 2 passport photos. (c) Passport valid for at least 6 months upon departure. (d) Copy of flight and hotel booking. (e) In the case of business trips, a letter of secondment with precise travel details and confirmation of the assumption of costs or a letter of invitation from the partner company in Mozambique. (f) Fee (in cash or by personal check or bank transfer with receipt. In Berlin by bank transfer only.) (g) Stamped, registered return envelope. (h) if applicable

Temporary Residence

applications to the embassy.

Processing time

2 weeks. Express issue 2-4 days.

Proof of sufficient funds

Foreigners must have sufficient funds.

Documents required upon entry

Return or onward travel tickets and documents and sufficient funds. According to reports from travellers, proof of vaccination against yellow fever is sometimes required even when entering from yellow fever-free countries such as South Africa or Zimbabwe. The Federal Foreign Office advises trying to avoid medically and epidemiologically pointless compulsory vaccination upon entry by referring to international health regulations and the country’s own regulations.

Entry with children

Germans: Although the children’s passport is generally accepted for children under the age of 12, it is recommended that children aged 6 and over are issued their own passport, as there have been isolated cases of difficulties with the immigration authorities. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa regulations apply to children as to their parents. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) to travel abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.

Entry restrictions

The Government of Mozambique refuses entry to anyone residing outside of Mozambique who holds passports identifying them as Mozambicans and issued before June 25, 1975.

Mozambique Entry Requirements