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VISA SECTION

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The following information applies to Citizens and Nationals of ALL COUNTRIES, except citizens of the following countries: Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Swaziland, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe as they do not require an entry visa, when traveling to Mozambique for Tourism.


ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:

1. Passport valid for at least 6 (six) months, with a minimum of 3 (three) consecutive blank pages;
2. Visa Request Form  [download] Completed and SIGNED. The application form can be downloadable from this website or obtainable at the Consular Section;

Note: Please include a contact number or an e-mail address.

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3. Two passport size photographs;
4. A copy of the return tickets or a copy of the flight confirmation;
5. Hotel/Hostel booking confirmation and 1 (one) recent bank statement;
5.1. Copy of first page of passport containing a photo.

PLEASE NOTE:

• The Issuance of a Visa can take less or longer than usual;

• Travel/Emergency Documents can take between 5 (five) to 10 (ten) days to be processed;

• Applicants may be asked for an interview;

• Additional documents may be required.

Visitors other than tourists are required to produce a:
 
6. Letter of invitation from the official or business institution in Mozambique or from the United Kingdom - if travelling for private/official business or volunteer activities;

OR

7. Term of Responsibility (Must be signed by the host and authenticated by an official Notary) - if visiting family members or friends.


Requirements for a Work Permit:

1. Requirements 1, 2 and 3 listed above;
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 listed above;
2. Copy of the employment contract authorized by the competent authorities (e.g. Ministry of Labour);
3. Criminal Record Certificate;
4. Health Check;
5. Proof of Financial/Maintenance guarantee.


Journalists:

• Must contact the Gabinete de Informašão (Information Office) in Mozambique for authorization, before applying for a Visa.
Contact details: Tel: +258 21 492386; +258 82 312 4750; Fax: +258 21490209
Website: http://www.gabinfo.gov.mz/
Email: gabinfo.dic@gmail.com

VISA FEES

The fees charged to apply for the issuance of Visas at the Consular Section of Mozambique High Commission are as follow:
(Please note: Payment of the Visa fee is not a guarantee that a Visa will be issued and the Visa Fee is not refundable.)

1. Normal Service                        Three working days
Single Entry                                      £40.00 (Forty Pounds Sterling)
Multiple Entry                                   £70.00 (Seventy Pounds Sterling)
 
2. Express Service                       24 Hours
Single Entry                                      £50.00 (Fifty Pounds Sterling)
Multiple Entry                                   £100.00 (One Hundred Pounds Sterling)
 
3. Same Day Express Service   90 minutes
Single Entry                                      £60.00 (Sixty Pounds Sterling)
Multiple Entry                                   £110.00 (One Hundred and Ten pounds Sterling)

(Please note: We cannot offer Express or Same Day Service to applicants with Travel/Emergency Documents).

PAYMENT: ALL APPLICANTS HAVE THE OPTION OF PAYING FOR THEIR VISAS FEES BY:

•CREDIT/DEBIT 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:
BANK NAME: BARCLAYS BANK PLC
BANK ACCOUNT NR: 13409228
SORT CODE: 20-78-98
The applicants must pay all required commission fees for a complete transaction and must attach the bank transfer confirmation made to the Mozambique High Commission in London.

Please note: Cash and personal cheques are not accepted.

DEFINITIONS

Single Entry Visa allows one entry and the length of stay can range from a MINIMUM OF 1 DAY TO ONE MONTH, renewable to a maximum of 90 days, provided that the Visa is still valid at the moment of application.
 
Multiple Entry Visa allows more than one entry during the validity of the Visa. The length allowed for visitors’ stay during each entry will be spelt out in the Visa. Please Note: Tourism Multiple Entry Visas can have a validity of a MINIMUM OF 1 DAY AND A MAXIMUM OF 90 DAYS whilst the Business and Service Multiple Entry Visas can have a validity of a MINIMUM OF 1  DAY AND A MAXIMUM OF 180 DAYS.


POSTAL APPLICATIONS
 
The Consular Section of the Mozambique High Commission is able to post out Passports with processed Visas.

Please Note: Applicants who wish to apply for their Visa by post are required to send all the Visa Requirements using registered postal services AND 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 BARCODE REFERENCE NUMBER OF YOUR DELIVERY RECEIPTS).

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