The information provided should be used as a guideline only

Dialling Code (00258) Contact Details
Mozambique Consulate General +27 (011) 327-5704/ 5/ 7/ 9
Mozambique High Commission +27 (012) 401-0300
Mozambique Tourism  

Tel: +2711 431 4067

Email: info@mozambiquetourism.co.za

Komati Border Post +258 2155 0010
Lebombo Border Post +27 (013) 793-7201
Lebombo Border Post Police +27 (013) 793-7311
SA Representative Tel: +0025821 492533
Email: consular@tropical.co.mz

Visas are not required by SA passport holders for tourism purposes for a stay of up to 30 days.

For more information regarding;

  • food restrictions,
  • passports/visa and,
  • pet travel enquiries,

Please contact the consulate/embassy – contact details above.


Health Requirements Compulsory Vaccinations Yellow Fever (if coming from an affected area)
Recommended Vaccinations  

  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Tetanus
  • Polio
  • Typhoid


Precautions Malaria risk
Documents Required  

  • Valid passport of the driver
  • Certified copy of vehicle registration papers in the name of the driver
  • Letter of authority from the registered owner if the vehicle is not owned by the driver
  • If vehicle is still being financed, carry a letter of authority from the bank (must include dates of travel) together with the vehicle license papers.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Temporary Import Permit for vehicle: Compulsory – approximately R15 payable in Meticals
  • Third-Party Insurance: Compulsory – available at any AA Accredited Sales Agent store
  • Red Warning Triangles: 2 triangles required (does not need to be displayed on car)
  • Reflective Jacket: If more than two people are travelling in the car, then two jackets will be required (to be used when changing a tyre, at an accident scene, or if loading)
  • Immigration Fees: R17.50 per person
  • Declaration Form for Vehicle: Cost is approximately R50
  • Yellow and Blue Mozambique Warning Triangle: Two stickers required if towing a trailer; one in the front of the vehicle (on the bumper) and one on the rear of the trailer
  • ZA Sticker: Available at any AA Accredited Sales Agent
  • International Driving Permit: Recommended

Important Notes:

Never give your passport to anyone and avoid using locals to assist with border assistance

Look out for speed traps when travelling back to SA (5km before the Border Post on the downhill) it is a 60 km/h zone and you will be fined R300

Rand currency is acceptable in Mozambique

Carry copies of your passport and driver’s license


AA Club Automobile & Touring Club of Mozambique  

Eduardo Mondlane Avenue, 1938, Maputo

+258 2132 6220




Currency Metical (MZM)