1525 New Hampshire Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 293-7146
Fax: (202) 835-0245
Phone: (202) 293-7146 ext 230
Hours of Operation
Friday: 9am - 3pm
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 1pm
Except USA holidays and the following Mozambican holidays:
Mozambique Public Holidays
January 1st – New Year’s Day
February 3rd - Mozambican Heroes' Day
April 7th – Mozambican Women’s Day
May 1st – International Workers’ Day
June 25th – Mozambique's Independence Day
September 7th – Lusaka Agreement’s Day
September 25th – Mozambique Armed Forces’ Day
October 4th – Peace Day
December 25th – Family Day
Welcome to the Consular Services of the Embassy of Mozambique in Washington, DC.
The aim of this page is to provide useful information on the requirements for one to apply for an entry visa into Mozambique, kinds of visas, fees and shipping modalities.
The general principle is that if you are not a Mozambican citizen, you MUST have a visa to enter Mozambique. However, citizens of the following countries DO NOT need visa:
Citizens of Angola, Brasil, Cabo Verde, Guiné-Bissau, Portugal e S.Tomé e Príncipe, holders of an official or diplomatic passport DO NOT require a visa to enter Mozambique.
NOTE. A VISA MUST BE OBTAINED PRIOR TO THE TRIP AT THE CONSULAR SERVICES AS A VISA CAN NO LONGER BE ISSUED UPON ARRIVAL AT ANY OF MOZAMBIQUE'S ENTRANCE POINTS. SHOULD YOU REQUIRE A BORDER VISA YOU MUST REQUIRE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FROM Direcção Nacional de Migração.
Types of visa and specific requirements
Business visa: When the purpose of entry is business related, A letter from applicant’s company or from the inviting company in Mozambique is required
Visit visa: A letter of the inviting party in Mozambique is required
Tourism visa: A copy of the flight itinerary and a copy from the hotel are required
Residence visa: A copy of the work contract (in Mozambique) and a copy of a police clearance (from the place of residence of the applicant) are required
Student visa: A letter from the applicant’s school is required
Transit visa: A visa for the final destination is required, unless this is the applicant’s country of origin or residence.
Diplomatic and Official visas: For government officials as well as World Bank and International Monetary Fund staff, when on official business.
Visas can be Single, Double or Multiple.
The visa must be used within sixty (60) days from the issuance dates.
Phone calls addressing visa application matters can be made between 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Consular Service Number: 202-293-7146 ext. 224 and 230.
For services provided to Mozambican citizens, please click here.
Pick-Up Time: 11:30pm - 1:00pm
Please note that visa fees are non-refundable.