Mozambique international travel guide


Mozambique is part of Africa with main city at Maputo. It's usually 🌤️ 26.00 °C in Mozambique with a rainfall of 🌧 204.18 mm. Internet speed in Mozambique is on average 2.1 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 26M people. The main currency is Mozambique Metical. The languages spoken are Portuguese. Automatic teller machines are rare in Mozambique. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~26.00 °C   🌧 ~204.18 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 26M people


🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

Terrorism is a threat in Mozambique. Terrorists are likely to target westerners and western interests, particularly in Cabo Delgado province. To limit the spread of COVID-19, Mozambique has also declared a state of emergency. All public gatherings are banned. Movement is restricted within the country and at border entries. International flights to and from Mozambique are currently suspended, although domestic flights are still operating. If, despite our advice, you travel to Mozambique, you'll be required to self-quarantine for 14 days. If you're staying in Mozambique, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. The Mozambican Government has extended the validity of visas for foreign nationals until 30 September 2020. This means if you are in Mozambique and your visa has reached its expiry date, it will remain valid until 30 September. Our ability to provide consular assistance may be limited due to the state of emergency. Follow the Australian High Commission’s website and social media for updates, and register with the High Commission at We now advise you: Do not travel to Mozambique.

issued date: July 2, 2020


🔌 Sockets

Mozambique uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type F and Type M.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Portuguese


💱 Currencies Used

Mozambique uses the Mozambican metical (symbol: MT), code MZN.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50 and 20 meticals. Metical is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 2 and 1 meticals and 50 centavos.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Mozambique. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.


📡 Internet

Internet speed in Mozambique is on average 2.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Mozambique is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 398.86 MZN, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Movitel, Vodacom or mCel. Mozambique uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Mozambique upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Mozambique, dial +, then 258 (the country code for Mozambique), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Mozambique, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 23 .


🆘 Emergency







Fire department


Last updated: January 1, 2021

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