Mozambique has declared a state of emergency and made changes to visa services to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Key Points:

  • Entry visa issuance is temporarily suspended and all existing entry visas are cancelled.
  • Temporary work and stay visas will remain valid until June 30. Identification and residence documents of foreigners will as well.
  • Migration Services is not accepting new requests and has limited activities for delivering previously issued documents.
  • Entering and exiting the country are restricted, except for humanitarian aid, health reasons, matters of interest to the country and the transporting of goods.

Analysis & Comments: The state of emergency and visa changes will impact the movement of people into Mozambique. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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