Travel Information

Norwegian citizens travelling to Mozambique

Citizens of Svalbard that are travelling to Mozambique need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in Mozambique

🤝 friendly locals
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather
colonial history
large natural bay

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is MZN.

1 NOK = 6.719529 MZN

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $8.39 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

If you travel to Mozambique despite our advice from a country with active transmission of COVID-19, you'll need to self-isolate on arrival for 14 days. If you wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible while commercial options are available. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Mozambique.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Mozambique. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.32 / 5)
Safety (3.00 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.21 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$52.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$8.39 USD

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