Mozambique destination information

All you need to know before visiting Mozambique

Mozambique summary

Mozambique is a big country with around 26M Mozambican. Official language is Portuguese. Mozambique uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+02:00. Currency used in Mozambique is Mozambique Metical (MZN).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 50
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 170

ATMs in Mozambique are Rare. Internet speed in Mozambique is on average 2.1 Mbps.

🏙️ Maputo
🗣️ Portuguese
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 26M ☀️ ~24 °C 🌧 ~81 mm 👍 Least Developed 🚩 802k km2 (309k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

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

Languages 🗣️

  • Portuguese


Currency 💱

1 MZN = 0.01 USD

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.

ATM 🏧🏦


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.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Mozambique uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

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.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Universal :


Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


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 .

international: + 258 23 1234567
calling local: 23 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Mozambique is on average 2.1 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Mozambique is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

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.


Rules 🚗

Limits 🚦


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Health regulation

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Customs rules

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LGBT Destination info

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Mozambican embassies

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