We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Mozambique. The British High Commission in Maputo provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Mozambique.

You can access UK government services while in Mozambique.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Mozambique and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +258 21 35 60 00. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Mozambique, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel. If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
  • not a British citizen or
  • applying for a child under 16 years old

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British High Commission Maputo.

Other consular services

Convert a civil partnership into a marriage

We can convert an existing civil partnership into marriage.

You must have been living in Mozambique for 28 days.

You don’t have to convert your civil partnership into a marriage in the country you formed it in.

What to bring with you:

  • your original passport and your partner’s original passport
  • original civil partnership certificate
  • proof of residence, such as your driving licences, employer’s letters, or bank statements/utility bills

You must pay fees - see the list of fees.

See convert a civil partnership into a marriage for full details.

Book an appointment to convert a civil partnership to marriage at British High Commission Maputo.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Mozambique.

Our people

Joanna Kuenssberg

Joanna Kuenssberg

British High Commissioner to Mozambique

Contact us

British High Commission Maputo

Avenida Vladmir Lenine, 310
Maputo City
Maputo
P.O. Box 55
Mozambique

Consular section's normal working days/hours are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 to 12:00.
For enquiries please call +258 21 35 60 00, option 2 - if you need to speak to a consular officer.

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