Mozambique: Tripartite Electronic Visa Agreement Signed in Maputo

Lynn Mackenzie, J.D., LLM
Courtesy of Adrian Frey, Club Mozambique

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed, Monday July 20th, 2020 between the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Land, Environment and the Interior. The agreement defined principles of cooperation and coordination in the development and testing of a pilot electronic visa system (e-Visa) in Mozambique.

This MOZBIO2 project envisions the Ministry of the Interior via National Migration Service, being responsible for the administration, management and inspection of migration at national borders, including conferring legality on the stay of foreign citizens in accordance with Law No. 4/2014, of February 5th. Furthermore, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism’s National Institute of Tourism will be responsible for implementing marketing programmes for tourist destinations promoting training in the hotel and tourism sector, the classification of tourist establishments and investment promotion. Moreover, the Ministry of Land and Environment’s National Conservation Areas Administration (ANAC) will promote conservation areas, with the focus on nature-based tourism.

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