Mozambique visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Mozambican Visa is not required for Zimbabweans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Zimbabwe can travel to Mozambique for a maximum duration of  90 days without a visa or as decided by the Embassy
  • They are required to possess an original passport having at least 6 months validity after arriving Mozambique as well as two blank pages.
  • A certificate of vaccination Yellow Fever is also required
  • Visitors coming on business trips must obtain a work or  business visa.
  • Visitors are required to show proof of an onward/return ticket as well as reserved accommodation or confirmed hotel booking.
  • Pets are required to have an electronic identification chip and be accompanied by a valid health certificate.
  • There are no restrictions on the import and export of foreign currencies provided they are declared on arrival. However, the import and export of the country's local currency is prohibited.
  • There is no time difference between Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
  • The estimated flight time from Zimbabwe to Mozambique is 1 hours 12 minutes.
  • Mozambique is  located in the Southeast region of Africa.
  • Mozambique is predominantly inhabited by Christians, followed by Muslims. However, about 7.3% of Mozambicans still adhere to their traditional belief.
  • Mozambique is a multilingual country . However, Portuguese is the official language of the country.
  • The country is home to Lago Niassa, the 3rd largest and 2nd deepest lake in Africa.
  • The country's official currency is the Mozambique Metical.
  • The country uses power plugs and sockets of types C,F and M. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • The climate of Mozambique is described as tropical having two seasons: the dry season (from October to March) and the wet season ( from April to September).
  • Monte Binga is the highest mountain in Mozambique.
  • Basic phrases to aid communication with locals include: "Bon Dia" which means "Good Morning" and "Obrigado" which means "Thank You".
  • Corn and Cassava are the staple food in Mozambique with palm wine being a popular drink . However, there are a variety of Portuguese-influenced cuisines to try out such as chocos and macaza.
  • Visitors are advised to carry their passport with them at all times to avoid.
  • Visitors are advised to avoid walking on roads bordered by wooden areas, since criminals may hide there.
  • It is impolite to refuse food when offered.
  • The Islands of Quirimbas, Bazaruto Islands, Lago Niassa ( popularly called Lake Malawi) and the Barra Peninsula are top tourist destinations in Mozambique.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the capital of Mozambique?

The capital city of Mozambique is Maputo and it is located in the southern part of the country. It was formerly called Lorenco Marques until 1976.

Why is Portuguese spoken in Mozambique?

Portuguese is spoken in Mozambique because the country was colonized by Portugal and Portuguese is the resulting post-colonial language.

What is the climate like in Mozambique?

Mozambique has a tropical climate with two seasons: The rainy and dry season. The wet season is usually from October to March while the dry season runs from April to September.