Mozambique travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Mozambique with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Mozambique.

Mozambique travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Mozambique with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Mozambique - quick facts
Time difference UK +2 hours
Language(s) Makhuwa, Portuguese
Currency Mozambican Metical
Electricity C + F + M plug (220V)
Driving side Left
Visa Yes

Why visit Mozambique?

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Mozambique weather

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Mozambique travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Mozambique from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Mozambique.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Mozambique travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Mozambique with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Mozambique, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Mozambique covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Mozambique with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Mozambique travel features

Do you want to learn more about Mozambique? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Mozambique.

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Mozambique FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Mozambique including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Mozambique due to Covid-19?

Mozambique is open for tourism from the UK.

Negative PCR test results or proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out Ministry of Health, Mozambique for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Mozambique?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Mozambique. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Mozambique and the UK?

The time difference between Mozambique and the UK is UK time+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Mozambique?

The main languages spoken in Mozambique are Makhuwa and Portuguese.

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What is the currency in Mozambique?

The currency in Mozambique is the Mozambican Metical (MZN).

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Which plugs are used in Mozambique?

Mozambique uses electrical plug type C + F + M (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Mozambique?

They drive on the left side of the road in Mozambique.

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Do you need a visa for Mozambique?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Mozambique.

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