TEMPORARY PERMANENCE VISA
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 enter the Republic of Mozambique, or declared "persona non grata" do not comply with the General Conditions for obtaining entry visas.
Nationals holding passports from the SADC countries do not require visas to enter the Republic of Mozambique. This exemption allows foreign nationals to remain in the country for a period that cannot be extended and cannot exceed 90 days.
Temporary Permanence Visas are meant for applicants who wish to stay in the Republic of Mozambique for longer than 3 months and not exceeding a 1-year period.
Providing applicants meet the General Conditions, the Specific Requirements are to be submitted to the embassy. The submission can be done directly at the embassy or via registered mail. The visa application processing and issuing take approximately 2 weeks.
VISA FEES & VALIDITY
This visa type is subject to application processing fees at the value of € 300 and is valid for a maximum period of 1-year. This visa type does not entitle its holder to obtain a residence permit in Mozambique.
Applicants are to gather all documents, as specified in this section, items 1 to 10, ensuring good visibility, and submit them to the embassy. This can be done directly at the embassy or via registered mail. The Embassy is located at:
Boulevard Saint-Michel 97
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.
RETURN VIA REGISTERED MAIL
If you wish for the passport/s to be returned via registered mail, please include the following amounts in cash when sending or delivering the documents to the Embassy:
NOTE: In order to avoid any internal delays, if the application involves more than 5 passports, please give us a call.
1. TRAVEL DOCUMENT
The document should have 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 the airline ticket. The ticket should be for a round trip.
4. RECENT PHOTO
Applicants should provide one recent passport-sized photo.
5. MEDICAL CERTIFICATE
Medical certificate issued by the country of the applicant's residence.
6. VISA PROCESSING FEES
Payment of visa processing fees.
7. BIRTH CERTIFICATE
Birth Certificate, in case of a minor or dependent.
8. CRIMINAL RECORD
Criminal Record Certificate with validity not exceeding ninety days, issued by the competent authority of the country of origin or country of residence for the last 2 years.
The Criminal Record Certificate must be translated into Portuguese by a Sworn Translator, legalized by the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs of the applicant's country of origin/ residence, and authenticated by the Mozambican Embassy. The authentication fee is € 35.
9. TERM OF RESPONSIBILITY
Applicants are required to present a term of responsibility by the foreign citizen holding the employment contract in Mozambique, issued in favor of the spouse, minor children, or incapacitated applicants for the Temporary Permanence Visa.
10. APPLICATION FOR ENTRY
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 in black or blue ink. Abbreviations and acronyms are not permitted.
NOTE: 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.
Temporary Permanence Visas are subject to application processing fees at the value of € 300 and are valid for a maximum period of 1 year. The payment can be done directly at the embassy or via bank transfer (provided the applicant pays for transfer costs).
If visa processing fees are paid via bank transfer, please add proof of transfer to the list of items to submit to the Embassy.