Short-term work authorizations are designed for foreign workers undertaking work for shorter periods of time. Short term work authorizations can be issued for a period of less than 90 days, or 180 day depending on the sector the local registered entity falls under. A short-term work permit is accompanied by a business visa for entry/exit into Mozambique during the validity of the short-term work authorization. Business visas allow the traveller to stay in Mozambique for a continuous 30 days.


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Allows you to lawfully work

Allows you to lawfully work

Valid for 90 days or 180 days

Valid for 90 days or 180 days

Requires a business visa to enter/exit

Takes up to 20 days to process

Takes up to 15 – 20 days to process


The following quintessential documents must be submitted interalia with the application –

  • Application form
  • Certified or notarized copy of passport
  • Notarized copy of the business licence


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