Tourism Visa

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.


Border Visa

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.

Non-Visa Countries

Countries that do NOT need a visa for up to 30 days


South Africa | Botswana | Cape Verde | Malawi | Mauritius | Swaziland | Tanzania | Zambia | Portugal | Germany | Saudi Arabia | Belgium | Canada | China | South Korea | Ivory Coast | Denmark | United Arab Emirates | Spain | United States of America | Finland | France | Ghana | Indonesia | Ireland | Israel | Italy | Japan | Norway | Netherlands | United Kingdom | Russia | Senegal | Singapore | Sweden | Switzerland | Ukraine.


What does this mean for travelers from Visa exempted countries

  1. Visa obtained at the boarder
  2. Pay at boarder 650 meticais/$10.20
  3. Proof of valid passport(not less than 6 months to expiry date)
  4. Return flight ticket
  5. Proof of place of accommodation


What does this mean for travelers from countries that are NOT exempt

  1. Application at Embassy in country of origin
  2. Apply on-line and follow the e-visa process


Health Requirements

Please consult a health-care professional for the latest advice on malaria prophylaxis. New medication is constantly being provided. The presence/ risk of malaria differs across the country and should be reviewed based on intended travel.



Although running water is of reasonable quality, it is advisable to drink bottled, available practically in all urban and tourist centers.