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VISA REQUIREMENTS

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The following information applies to the citizens and nationals of ALL COUNTRIES. The citizens of Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Swaziland, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe do not require an entry visa when traveling to Mozambique for no more than 30 days and not for residence or working purposes.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:

Normal Passports

Completed and signed Visa Application form.   [download] The application form can be downloadable from this website or obtainable at the Consular Section.

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  1. Valid passport with at least six months validity and at least three (3) or more blank pages.
  2. Photocopy of the main passport page(s).
  3. Two (2) colour passport photos.
  4. A document to confirm the applicant’s address during his/her time in Mozambique. This may be either a Hotel booking confirmation or an invitation letter from the host in Mozambique, which is required if the applicant will be staying at a private home with his/her family or friends. The invitation letter/Term of Responsibility must be signed by the host and authenticated by an official Notary.
  5. Applicants must have a return ticket and adequate funds for the duration of their stay in Mozambique.
  6. Visitors with tourist visas are not allowed to engage in any employment (including voluntary work) while in Mozambique.
  7. For Business Visas it is also required a letter of invitation from the official or business institution in Mozambique, or a Term of Responsibility from an official or business institution in the United Kingdom if travelling for private business or volunteer activities.
  8. For family and friends Visiting Visas, a Term of Responsibility is required. It has to be signed by the host and authenticated by an official Notary.
  Requirements for a Work Permit
  1. Please see requirements 1, 2 and 3 for Normal Passports;
  2. Copy of the employment contract authorized by the competent authorities (e.g. Ministry of Labour);
  3. Criminal Record Certificate.

Requirements for a Residence Permit

  1. Requirements 1, 2 and 3 for Normal Passports;
  2. Copy of the employment contract authorized by the competent authority (e.g. Ministry of Labour);
  3. Criminal Record Certificate;
  4. Proof of financial/maintenance guarantees.

PLEASE NOTE

  • The submission of an application for an entry Visa and payment of the fee is not an assurance of its approval as such a decision is solely the responsibility of the Mozambican authorities, following individual examinations of each application.
  • The visa fee is not refundable.
  • Additional documents may be required.
  • Applicants may be asked for an interview.
  • The issuance of a Visa can take less or longer than usual.
  • Visa requests sent by mail must comply with all the requirements for each Visa.
  • Applicants are required to indicate a contact (UK phone or email) at the submission of the application.

DEFINITIONS

Single Entry Visa allows one entry. The length of stay can range from a minimum of 1 day to one month, renewable in Mozambique, provided that the Visa is still valid at the moment of application. Visas must be used within two months from the emission date.
 
Multiple Entry Visa allows more than one entry. The maximum length of stay for each entry is 30 days. Visas must be used within two months from the emission date.  

POSTAL APPLICATIONS

The Consular Section of the Mozambique High Commission in London can post out Passports with processed Visas.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who wish to apply for their Visa by post are required to send all Visa requirements using registered postal services and are advised to supply a self-addressed stamped and registered envelope for the return of their passports (VERY IMPORTANT: The Consular Section is not liable for loss or delay of the applications, documents or cash while en route to and from the Consulate, therefore you must keep the BAR CODE REFERENCE NUMBER OF YOUR DELIVERY RECEIPTS).

VISA AND CONSULAR SERVICES

As of January 1st, 2017 the following Consular Service fees and processing times will be in place:

CATEGORIES OF VISAS

Diplomatic, Official, Courtesy, Tourism, Visit, Business, Student, Residence, and Transit.

VISA AND CONSULAR FEES

Nr.

DESCRIPTION

NORMAL SERVICE

(4 days)

URGENT SERVICE

(2 days)

EXPRESS SERVICE

(24 hours)

1

ENTRY VISA

 FEE

FEE

FEE

1.1

Single Visa (Tourism & Visit)

£50.00

£80.00

£120.00

1.2

Multiple Visa (Tourism & Visit)

£80.00

£110.00

£150.00

1.3

Single Visa (Business)

£65.00

£95.00

£135.00

1.4

Multiple Visa (Business)

£95.00

£125.00

£165.00

1.5

Transit Visa (7 days)

£50.00

£80.00

£120.00

1.6

Residence Visa

£120.00

N/A

N/A

1.7

Work Visa

£120.00

N/A

N/A

2

OTHER CONSULAR SERVICES

 

 

 

2.1

Legalisation of Documents Companies & Institutions

£75.00

£100.00

£125.00

2.2

Legalisation of Documents for Individuals

£40.00

£65.00

£90.00

2.2

Power of Attorney

£50.00

N/A

N/A

2.3

Birth Registration

£20.00 *

N/A

N/A

2.4

Marriages Registration

£150.00

N/A

N/A

 

*This service is free of charge within the thirty (30) days from the birth date of the child. Subsequently, a £20.00 charge for each birth registration shall apply.

NEW FEES FOR SERVICES BY MAIL RETURNED THROUGH THE HIGH COMMISSION

  • With a pre-paid envelope - £5 (Five Pound) for each Passport.
  • Without a pre-paid envelope - £15 (Fifteen Pound) for each Passport.


PAYMENT OPTIONS

  • DEBIT/ CREDIT CARD (AMERICAN EXPRESS NOT ACCEPTED).
  • POSTAL ORDERS payable to Mozambique High Commission in London.
  • COMPANIES CHEQUES payable to Mozambique High Commission in London.
  • BANK TRANSFER to the Mozambique High Commission Account in London:

BANK NAME: BARCLAYS BANK PLC

BANK ACCOUNT NR: 13409228

SORT CODE: 20-78-98

Applicants must pay all required commission fees for a complete transaction and attach the bank transfer confirmation made to the Mozambique High Commission in London.

PLEASE NOTE that Cash and personal cheques are not accepted.

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