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 Airports
A well laid out airport system makes domestic air travel within Mozambique quick and safe.
The airports of Maputo, Beira and Nampula are open to international traffic. Regional traffic uses Pemba and Vilanculos.


Borders Control Posts
The existing posts are to found at Ressano Garcia (06H00-24H00), Namaacha (06H00-20H00), Goba (06H00 20H00), Ponta d`Ouro (06H30-17H30), Machipanda (06H00-18H00), Cuchamano (06H00-18H00), Zóbwè (06H00-18H00), Milange (06H00-18H00) and Mandimba (06H00-18H00).
It is recommended that visitors arrive well before the stipulated closing times.


 Ports
Ports: Maputo, Beira, Nacala and Pemba.


 Visas
Any visitor wishing to visit the country must obtain a visa from the Mozambique Consulate or Embassy. It is necessary to present a passport, two recent photographs and fill in the respective form. Visas can be obtained at the frontiers for a 30 day visit. South Africa, Swaziland, Malawi, Tanzania and Zimbabwe in the base of agreements are exempt of visas.


 Customs
Upon arrival visitors must declare those articles subject to customs duties.
Free of tax are objects of personal use Such as clothing, books and camaras Each visitor is allowed:
- Tobacco: 400 cigarettes or 100 small cigars or 50 big cigars or 250grm of loose tobacco;
- Alcoholic drinks: 1 liter of spirits and 2,25l of wine;
- Perfume: 50ml of perfume; Medication: reasonable quantities for personal use.
- Other articles not exceeding USD 50;
- Narcotics and Pornographic material are prohibited;
- Transport of arms must have a special licence;
Any transactions with customs should include the respective receipt.


 Entry of vehicles on tourist or business trips belonging to or driven by non-residents
A temporary import licence is required upon entry into the country.
Vehicles imported temporarily cannot be sold or lent out and the owners must present temporary import documentation whenever requested.


 Identification
It is obligatory to carry identifi cation at all times.
An authenticated photocopy of the same is allowed.


 Health
All visitors must be in possession of a certifi cate declaring that they have been vaccinated against yellow fever. Precautions should be taken to avoid mosquito bites and extra care taken when drinking water and eating local tropical food so as to minimize the risk of intestinal upsets so frequent in tropical climates. Should medical assistence be required, well-equipped clinics are available.


 Electrical Supply
Local voltage is 220/240 V 50 Hz.


 Water
Although local water is reasonably safe, visitors are advised to drink the good quality bottled water available in must urban and tourist centres.


 Post Offices
The main urban centres provide the necessary postal services. Express Mail, such as DHL and EMS are also available.


 Climate
In the North and along the coast, the climate is tropical and humid, in the Interior, the South and in the Province of Tete, tropical dry and in Gaza, tropical arid.
The rainy season is between October and April, with temperatures between 27º and 29º and the dry season between May and September with temperatures between 18º and 20º.


 Driving
In Mozambique driving is on the left.
All drivers must carry the following documents: Identification, driver’s license, car registration, insurance when applicable a temporary import license for towing caravans, boats, etc.
Seat belts are obligatory as is the emergency triangle in case of breakdowm or accident. Acess to certain regions often depends on weather conditions; consequently it is advisable to obtain information on certain routes before planning a journey.


 Language
The official language is Portuguese.
In general people understand and speak some English.
Outside the urban areas, each region has its own mozambican languages.


 Currency
The local currency is the metical.
Dollars and Rand are accepted in many places.
Exchange is easily available in the banks and exchange agencies.Credit cards and traveller`s cheques are accepted in most establishments.


 Local Time
GMT+2 horas


Public Holidays
Public holidays in Mozambique are:
January 1st - New Year’s Day
February 3rd - Mozambique’s Hero’s Day
April 7th - Mozambique’s Women’s Day
May 1st - Labour Day
June 25th - Independence Day
September 7th - Lusaka Agreement Day
September 25th - Armed Forces Day
October 4th - Peace Day
December 25th - Family Day


 Telephones
World wide direct connections are available, using the international code or telephone operator if necessary.
From abroad dial 258 (country code) followed by number required.
There are two mobile operators, Mcel (82), Vodacom (84) and Movitel (86).


 Mozambique Embassies and Consulates outside the country

Embassies

África do Sul: 529 Edmond Street, Arcadia 0083, P.O. 57465
Pretória 0007 - Tel: (2712) 4010300/4 Fax: (2712) 3266388
Alemanha: Strom Strasse, 47, 10551 - Berlim
Tel: (00 49 30) 398 76500/1/2 Fax: (00 49 30) 398 76503
Angola: Rua Salvador Allende, 55 - Luanda
Tel: (244-2) 334871 / 331158 Fax: (244-2) 332883 / 322250
Bélgica e União Europeia: Bd Saint Michel 97, 1040 Bruxelas
Tel: (32-2) 7360096 / 7362564 Fax:(32-2) 7320664
Botswana: 758, Robison Road, Gaberone P.O. Box 00215
Tel: (267) 3191251 / 3191250 Fax: (267) 3191262
Brasil: SHIS-QL 12 - Conjunto 07-casa 09 - Lago Sul - Brasília Distrito Federal
Tel: (55 61) 32484222 / 32485319 Fax: (55 61) 32483917
China: Rua 172 Ta Yuan Office Building - Beiging 100600
Tel: (8610) 65323578 / 65323664 Fax: (8610) 65325189
Cuba: 7ª Ave nº 2203 e 22 y 24, Miramar, Playa-Havana
Tel: (537) 2042443 / 2042445 / 2042630 Fax: (537) 2042232
Egipto: 2 Tahran, St Dokki - Cairo
Tel: (202) 7605505 / 7486389 Fax: (202) 7486378
Espanha: Calle de Goya 67,1º-Izq Cod. Postal 28001 Madrid
Tel: (34-91) 5773682 Fax: (34-91) 5776705
Estados Unidos da América e Canada:
1525 New Hampshire Avenue, NW Washington, DC. 20036
Tel: (01202) 2937149 Fax: (01202) 8350245
República Federal da Etiópia e União Africana:
Higher 17, Kebele 23, House, 2116 K, Bole Area, Addis-Abeba
P.O. Box 5671 - Tel: (251) 729199 Fax: (251) 729197
República Francesa: 82 Rue Laugiier 75017 - Paris
Tel: (33-1) 47649132 Fax: (33-1) 44159013 / 42673828
Grã-Bretanha e Irlanda do Norte: 21 Fitzroy square London W1T6EL
Tel: (44 20) 73833800 Fax: (44 20) 73833801
Índia: B-3/24, Vasant Vihar Nova Deli - 110057
Tels: (91-11) 26156663 / 4 Fax: (91-11) 26156665 / 26156632
Indonésia: Wisma GKBI 37 Floor, suit 3709, JI. Jend.Sudirman nº 28,
Jacarta - 10210 - Tel: (62) 215740901 Fax: (62) 215740907
Itália: Via Filippo Corridoni, 14 00195 - Roma
Tels: (39-06) 37514675 / 37514852 Fax: (39-06) 37514699
Japão: Shiba Amerex 3 Bidg. 6F,3-12-17 Mita,
Minato-Ku Tóquio 108-0073
Tels: (81-03) 54190973/4 / 53193656 Fax: (81-03) 54420556
Malawi: Área 40/14 A P.O. Box 30579 - Lilongwé 3
Tels: (265) 774100 / 774696 / 772291 Fax: (265) 771342
Nações Unidas - Nova York:
420 East 50th Street, New York, 10022
Tels: 1212644-6800/1212644-5965 Fax: 1212644-5972/1212644-0528
Portugal: Av de Berna 7 - 1050 - Lisboa
Tels: (351-21) 796172/7958113/7958 056 Fax: (351-21) 7932720
Quénia: Bruce-House 3 floor Standard Street P.O. Box 66923 - Nairobi
Tels: (254-20) 221979/214191/ 216357 Fax: (254-20) 222446/214712
Rússia: Moscovo 129090 UI, Gilyarovskovo 8, Kv.45 - 10º andar
Tels: (7) 095684-4007/6818015 Fax: (7) 095 6843654/6848325
Suazilândia:
Highlands View Princess Drive Road P.O. Box 1212 - Mbabane
Tels: (268) 4041296/7 Fax: (268) 4048482
Suécia: Sturegatan 46, 4 floor 114 36 Estocolmo P.O. Box 5801,10248
Tel: (46-8) 6660350 Fax: (46-8) 6636729
Suíça: 13 Rue JA Gautier 1º Étage, CH - 1201 - Genebra
Tel: (41) 229011783 Fax: (41) 229011784
Tanzania: Garden Avenue nº 25 P.O. Box 9370 - Dar-Es-Salam
Tel: (255-22) 2124673 Fax: (255-22) 2116502 Cell: (255) 741257149
Zâmbia: 9592 Kacha Road Northmead, P.O. Box 34877- Lusaka
Tels: (260-211) 239135/220333/220339 Fax: (260-211) 220345
Zimbabwé: 152 Herbert Chitepo Av P.O. Box 4608 - Harare
Tels: (263-4) 253871/3 Fax: (263-4) 253875

Consulates

Alemanha Bayerstrabe 33D 80335
Tel: 089 59998/116 Fax: 089 59998
Austrália
4/8 Lauderdale Avenue, NSW
Tel: 61 29078890 Fax: 99 078891
Bangkok (Tailândia)
142/36 Sathon Road Bangrak12 (SQI Vidhaya),
Ban Grak Bangkok Thailand 10500
Tels: (66-2) 2681681/2 Fax: (66-2) 2681682
Beirute (Líbano)
Beyrouth, Dora, Imm, Beirut
P.O.Box 903 1 890 388
Tel: 9619920955 9619925012 Fax: 9619920955 9619925012
Brasil (São Paulo)
R. Urano nº 399
Tel: (287) 1978/311073102 Fax: 310 50 383
Buenos-Aires (Argentina):
S.M. del Carril 3815 (1419) Bs. As. Argentina
Telefax: (54-1) 5039414
Cape Town (RSA):
The Pinnacle Building - 8, Burg Street
Tels: (27-21) 4262944/5 Fax: (27-21) 4262946
China (Hong Kong):
P.O. Box, Suite 43 New Henry House,
10 Ice House Street, Hong Kong
Tel: (0852) 25211444 Fax: (0855) 25216870
Dubai:
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayad Road
Bin Ham Building, Office 204 P.O. Box: 34767
Tel: (971) 43510488 Fax: (971) 43510590
Durban (RSA):
320 West Street 7ºth floor - Room 2719 P.O. Box 4608, Durban
Tels: (27-31) 3040200 / 3040213 Fax: (27-31) 3040774
Filipinas (Manila):
Tel: (632) 5213696 Fax: 5211060
India (Mumbai):
2, Under Hill lane, Civil
Tel: (911) 3935987 Fax: 3956150
Israel:
13 Shtrichman street.
P.O. BOX 48305 Tel-Aviv 69671, Israel
Tel: 03-6992516 Fax: 03-6997241
Jordania:
3 Ata Almaaytah Street Dabon Q
P.O. BOX 516 Amman 11118 Jordan
Tel: 5411424 Fax: 5411423
Líbano:
Beyrouth, Dora, Imm, Beirut
P.O. BOX 903 1 890 388
Tel: (961) 9920955 Fax: (961) 9920955
Johannesburg (RSA):
1 Level, Wilds View, Isle of Houghton
P.O. BOX 2492 - Johannesburg
Tels: (27-11) 4846427/33 Fax: (27-11) 4845462/3
Macau (República Popular da China)
Suit G.6/FI.Shun Kit Bldg;
Tel: (85) 3970003 Rua Inácio Baptista, 1 - Macau
Mutare (República do Zimbábwè)
11 Riverside Drive
PO Box 290 - Mutare, Zimbábwè
Tel: (263) 2061627 Fax: (263) 2064523
Nelspruit (RSA):
Bell Street 32 PO Box 6516 Neslpruit
Tels: (27-13) 7532089 Fax: (27-13) 7551207
Porto (República Portuguesa)
Rua Santos Pousada nº 441 sala 4
C. Postal 4000 - 486 - Porto
Tels: (351) 225377535/5191712 Fax: (351) 225103405
Austrália
4/8 Lauderdale Avenue, fair Light NSW
Tel: (61) 2 9078890 Fax: 99078891
Zanzibar:
Mapinduzi Street, Kikwajuni PO Box 1044
Tel: (255-24) 2230049 Fax: (255-24) 2232759
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