Mozambique international travel advice

Landscape view of Mozambique

Mozambique 🇲🇿

Mozambique is part of Africa with main city at Maputo. Its Least Developed country with a population of 26M people. The main currency is Mozambique Metical. The languages spoken are Portuguese. the Republic of Mozambique is the formal name of Mozambique It is adviced to Exercise a high degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~26.00 °C   🌧 ~204.18 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 26M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise a high degree of caution

We've reviewed our travel advice for Mozambique and have added new information on safety. There is a kidnapping risk in parts of Mozambique. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise a high degree of caution in Mozambique overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

issued date: December 5, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Mozambique uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type F and Type M.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Portuguese

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Mozambique uses the Mozambican metical (symbol: MT), code MZN.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50 and 20 meticals. Metical is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 2 and 1 meticals and 50 centavos.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Mozambique. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Mozambique is on average 2.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Mozambique is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 398.86 MZN, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Movitel, Vodacom or mCel. Mozambique uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Mozambique upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Mozambique, dial +, then 258 (the country code for Mozambique), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Mozambique, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 23 .

Driving

🆘 Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

Last updated: January 27, 2020