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Driving by land across Africa can be a rewarding travelling experience and we are here to help you on your journey.


Things to know about driving in Mozambique:

  • Seat belts are mandatory for all passengers
  • Use of a mobile phone is not permitted while driving
  • Speed limits are strictly enforced and police speed checks are common.
  • Insurance certificate of the vehicle is mandatory
  • You must carry a Temporary Import Permit for your foreign vehicle. You will get this at the border crossing.
  • All vehicles must be equipped with 2 warning hazard triangles and a reflective jacket
  • You must carry an international drivers license
  • It is safest to drive during daylight – between 6am and 6pm.
  • In Mozambique, cars drive on the left side of the road


Note: There are many Fuel stations en route throughout central Mozambique, except for the road from Vilanculos to Inchope. The distance is approximately 400km with limited fuel stations.