Tourism Border visas will only be issued to people traveling for purposes of tourism. It is essential that guests have proof on hand that they are tourists, and they need to comply with these requirements:
Provide proof of accommodation: Provide departure ticket | Stay is limited to a maximum of 30 days
The hotel/lodge will provide guests with proof of accommodation for this purpose.
The border visa can also be granted for tourist purposes to foreign citizens arriving from countries where there is an embassy or consulate representation of the republic of Mozambique, who have not been able to apply for the respective visa for duly justified reasons.
The border visa is valid for two entries and allows the holder to stay for a period of up to 30 days, non-extendable, counted from the first day of entry.
Countries that do NOT need a visa for up to 30 days
South Africa | Botswana | Cape Verde | Malawi | Mauritius | Swaziland | Tanzania | Zambia. Travelers must have a valid passport with 2 blank pages and valid for at least 30 days after the intended return date.
Cash & Visas
CASH ONLY Mozambican Meticais, South African Rands, US Dollars and Euros are generally accepted but NO Credit Cards.
Arrival Travelers requiring VISAS must ensure that their passports are valid for
• 6 months AFTER the last day of their stay
• Have a minimum of 3 blank pages
Travelers can obtain the tourism visa, at the Mozambican Embassy, in their home country, should they wish to travel with it beforehand. It is, however, not obligatory to obtain it from the Mozambican Embassy in the country of origin.
Visitors to friends and family are required to obtain a letter from a family member confirming their stay with them. Mozambique issues 30-day Tourist Visas at a cost of approximately , which can be obtained on arrival at the airport or at land borders.