Current travel advisories for Mozambique

Last Update: Friday, 15. February 2019 at 18:14

We advice caution when travelling to Mozambique.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.2 / 5

Mozambique is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with around 22 million citizens and a land mass of 801,590 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.2 / 5

Mozambique shares land borders with 6 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.2 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: South Africa (2.6), Zimbabwe (2.6), Tanzania (2.4), Zambia (2.2), Swaziland with (2.0) and Malawi with (1.5 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/mozambique-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal precautions in Mozambique. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Reconsider travel to: Some northern districts in Cabo Delgado Province due to violent extremism. Exercise increased caution in: Maputo due to crime. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 1

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Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/mozambique

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories)

Danger level: 2

Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories).

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/mozambique

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel to Cabo Delgado province due to ongoing violent clashes.

Danger level: 4

Avoid non-essential travel / High Risk.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion (MFTP) advises Maltese citizens travelling to Mozambique to avoid all but essential travel to the districts of Palma, Mocimboa de Praia and Macomia in Cabo Delgado province, due to an increase in attacks by groups with links to Islamic extremism. This advice does not apply to islands off the coast of Mozambique. Moreover, there have been multiple clashes, at times deadly, between armed groups, security forces and residents in Cabo Delgado Province. Clashes have intensified, particularly in the districts of Palma, Mocímboa da Praia, Muidumbe, Macomia, and Quissanga. Some tensions remain in Zambezia, Sofala, Manica and Tete provinces, mainly between the opposition party’s militia and state security forces.

Danger level: 3

Avoid all but essential travel to certain areas.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/mozambique/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Basic facts

Citizens
around 22 million
Covering landmass
801,590 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Meticail (MZN)
ISO 2-Letter Code
MZ
Phone prefix
+258
Top Level Domain
.mz
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900/1800

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.