VISA APPLICATION OVERVIEW

Before starting the application process, the applicant must first determine what type of visa is the most appropriate. Entry visas are allocated depending on the nature and reasons for the trip(s) to Mozambique and the applicant’s compliance to the GENERAL CONDITIONS and SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS.

ENTRIES & VALIDITY

Visas can be simple (with one entry) or multiple (with multiple entries) and with a minimum validity of one (1) month and a maximum of three (3) months.

ISSUANCE TIME 

Visas are granted within six (6) days, for normal visas, two (2) days for urgent visas and one (1) day for very urgent visas.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION  

Applications can be submitted at the Embassy or via mail.

VISA PROCESSING FEES

Courtesy visas are exempt from taxes and fees.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

Citizens residing in Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg may request entry visas for Mozambique at the Embassy of Mozambique located in Brussels – Belgium. Citizens of different nationalities working in the EU institutions as well as in international organizations based in these countries can also apply for visas at this Embassy.

Applicants who have been expelled, forbidden to entry the Republic of Mozambique or declared “persona non grata” do not comply with the General Conditions for obtaining entry visas.

VISA TYPES

Based on international agreements concluded by the Republic of Mozambique, envisaging the waiving of visa obligations, all foreign nationals using passports from  Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Swaziland, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe are exempt from entry visas for Mozambique.

Foreign nationals holding diplomatic and service passports from the countries of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries CPLP (Angola, Brazil, Cape-Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Sāo Tomé e Príncipe and Portugal), are also exempt from entry visas for Mozambique. The visas granted under this exemption allow foreign nationals to remain in the country for a period that cannot be extended and cannot exceed 90 days.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

1. PASSPORT OR SIMILAR DOCUMENT

The document should have a validity not less than six (6) months / 180 (one hundred eighty) days.

2. MEANS OF SUPPORT

Proof of possession of sufficient funds during the applicant’s stay in Mozambique.

3. AIRLINE TICKET

Applicants should provide a copy of airline ticket. The ticket should be for a round trip.

4. RECENT PHOTO

Applicants should provide one recent passport sized photo.

5. LETTER OF INVITATION 

A letter of invitation from the Mozambican authorities to the applicant of a Courtesy Visa.

6. APPLICATION FOR ENTRY FORM

The form entitled APPLICATION FOR ENTRY TO MOZAMBIQUE has to be duly completed and signed by the applicant. The form can be filled only in English, Portuguese or French, in capital letters and black or blue ink. Abbreviations and acronyms are not permitted.

The names of the entry/exit borders mentioned in the form refer to the borders of Mozambique where the applicant will enter and exit the country.

FEES, ISSUANCE TIME & VALIDITY

Visas differ in terms of  the amount of entries they allow, it can be single or multiple. The validity and processing time of each visa can also differ depending on the needs of the applicant.

PROCESSING FEES

Courtesy visas are free of charge. However, in case the applicant wishes to send the visa application via mail, it should include the value to cover the cost of return by registered mail. Please refer to the section VISA APPLICATION SUBMISSION for more information.

NUMBER OF ENTRIES & VALIDITY

Visas can be simple (with one entry) or multiple (with multiple entries) and with a minimum validity of one (1) month and a maximum of three (3) months.

ISSUANCE TIME

Normal 6 Days

Urgent  2 Days

Very Urgent 1 Day

VISA APPLICATION SUBMISSION

Visa application process may be submitted by the applicant or designed person at the Embassy or via registered mail. Please refer to the sections bellow for the specifics of both modalities.

AT THE EMBASSY

The Embassy is located in the Boulevard Saint-Michel 97, 1040 Brussels – Belgium. The Embassy is open to the public every weekday from 9:30 to 13:00, except on Mozambican and Belgian holidays. Please refer to the contact page for more information on these dates.

VIA REGISTERED MAIL

Via mail, adding the values as stipulated bellow per number of passports (in cash, not by bank transfer) to your request to cover the cost of return by registered mail:

One passport € 10

Two to three passports  € 15

Four to five passports  € 20

NOTE:  These amounts should be included in the visa application in cash, and not done by bank transfer. Furthermore, and in order to avoid any internal delays, if the application involves more than 5 passports please give us call.

 

THE EMBASSY

ABOUT

The Embassy of the Republic of Mozambique in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg (BENELUX) and Permanent Representation to the European Union, has as primary mission the representation of the State of Mozambique along the countries of accreditation, in the areas of politics, trade, economy and culture.
Furthermore, it has the primarily functions of serving, protecting and safeguarding the Mozambican communities living in the BENELUX countries.

CONTACT

Tel: +32 – (0)2 – 736 00 96, +32 – (0)2 – 736 25 64
Fax: +32 – (0)2 732 06 64
Email: info@embassyofmozambique.be

Address

Bd Saint-Michel 97 – 1040
Brussels – Belgium

Open

Monday to Friday: 9:30 – 13.00

CLOSED DAYS

January 1 & 2

February 3

March

April 8 & 22

May 1 & 30

June 10 & 25

July 21

August 15

September 7 & 25

October 4

November 1 & 11

December 21-31

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