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Residency in Mozambique

U.S. citizens wishing to establish residency in Mozambique must provide a criminal record check to Mozambican immigration authorities.  You must obtain this check in the U.S., either from your local police department or the FBI. The Embassy cannot produce criminal record or background checks, or take fingerprints for this purpose. FBI records cannot be authenticated by the Embassy but rather the Department of State’s Office of Authentication. Please visit the notarial page for more information.

Obtaining Residency

Requirements to obtain a DIRE (Mozambican Residency Card) are outlined on the Mozambican Embassy’s webpage.  Please visit their page for more information.