Tourism

Mozambique visa requirements for Gaboneses

Mozambican Visa is not required for Gaboneses

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Travellers from Gabon travelling to Mozambique can obtain a visa upon their arrival at most border posts and airports in Mozambique.
  • This visa guarantees their stay for up to 30 days. The visa on arrival costs $50.
  • Visitors from Gabon are required to have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of arrival in Mozambique. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • There is no restriction on the importation of foreign currency if declared on arrival.
  • Importation and exportation of the Mozambican Metical, which is the country’s currency, is highly prohibited.
  • Gabon passport holders are required to have a return or onward ticket as well as proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in Mozambique.
  • Also, evidence of accommodation, which can be in the form of a hotel reservation or letter from the host already in the country will be required.
  • Gabonese minors must show a copy of their birth certificate and travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Although a certificate of yellow fever vaccination is not required from Gabonese, they are however advised to be vaccinated against common illnesses before travelling.
  • Prospective tourists can get to Mozambique from any international airport in Gabon. There are international airports in Libreville and Port-Gentil.
  • RwandAir, Kenya Airways, South African Airways and ASKY are some of the carriers that fly from Gabon to Mozambique.
  • The estimated flight time from Gabon to Maputo, Mozambique is 18 hours, 45 minutes.
  • Mozambique has a warm and tropical climate. The country has two distinct seasons. A rainy, humid and very hot summer which is from October to April, and from June to October is the dry and cooler season.
  • The Mozambican Metical is the official currency of Mozambique. Visitors can, however, exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The official language of Mozambique is Portuguese. It is also the most spoken. However, there are over 40 other indigenous languages spoken in the country.
  • Christianity is the prominent religion in Mozambique, with about 50% of the entire population. Islam, Buddhism and Baha’i faith are a minority religion in the country.
  • Seafood forms a large part of the local diet in Mozambique as it is abundant and cheap.
  • Tourists travelling to Mozambique are advised to budget about $48 for daily expenses.
  • Visitors can move around in Mozambique with minibuses, taxis, boats, trains and planes.
  • The Time zone in Mozambique is Central Africa Time(GMT+2), which puts Gabon two hours behind in time.
  • The power and socket plug used in Mozambique is of Type C, F and M. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.