Can I travel to Mozambique under the covid restrictions?

Travelling to Mozambique and all the Covid 19 rules – what to do now that the world is free of Covid? Read more here about Covid-19 regulations and travel to Mozambique – the tourism sector is now open for tourists and you can read all about your PCR test requirements here.

Vaccinated or Unvaccinated Travellers May Enter Mozambique

Travellers can enter Mozambique if fully vaccinated which means having received both doses of double-dose vaccination at least 14 days before entering Mozambique. As of May 2022, the two vaccine drugs approved in Mozambique are Oxford, AstraZeneca and Sinopharm BBIBP. You also need a certificate confirming your vaccination status but children under the age of 11 are exempt from vaccination demands.

Tourists can still enter Mozambique if unvaccinated and only need a PCR negative test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival in Mozambique – it is also necessary to present proof of recovery from COVID-19, but children under the age of 11 are exempt from testing. A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country) and a negative COVID-19 test result are necessary if you are unvaccinated.

A negative PCR test is valid for up to 7 days for travellers using the South Africa land border. All visitors are welcome in Mozambique as long as they have fulfilled the entry rules mentioned above, as well as common visa requirements. Most countries currently categorize Mozambique as a “high risk” area. However, starting from January 2022, some tighter covid restrictions have made international travel safer. 

In summary, this means as long as you have had your Covid test done, and all is in order you can holiday in Mozambique for 14 days without any inconvenience or restrictions. Shake of those months of Covid blues and head to the beaches and islands of Mozambique now. Think about grilled LM prawns and sipping on a DoisM beer as you watch the sun go down over the Indian Ocean! It doesn’t get much better than that. Get in touch with one of our team who are all Mozambique experts, and we will tailor-make a package to suit your budget and interests. We will get back to you straight away!