Mozambique Currency


The official currency is the Mozambican Metical (MZN), which is divided into 100 centavos. In the southern parts of the country, South African Rands, US Dollars and Pounds Sterling are often also accepted to pay for accommodation. Credit cards are accepted in some upmarket hotels in Maputo, but card facilities throughout the rest of the country are limited; it is advisable to carry cash. ATMs are scarce and tend to be unreliable, but local banks have branches in most cities.

Currency Exchange Rates

Mozambique MZN 1 MZN 5 MZN 10 MZN 100 MZN 1,000
Australia AUD 0.02 AUD 0.09 AUD 0.17 AUD 1.75 AUD 17.46
Canada CAD 0.02 CAD 0.09 CAD 0.17 CAD 1.72 CAD 17.19
Ireland EUR 0.01 EUR 0.06 EUR 0.12 EUR 1.19 EUR 11.93
New Zealand NZD 0.02 NZD 0.09 NZD 0.18 NZD 1.81 NZD 18.14
South Africa ZAR 0.19 ZAR 0.95 ZAR 1.90 ZAR 18.98 ZAR 189.82
United Kingdom GBP 0.01 GBP 0.05 GBP 0.10 GBP 1.00 GBP 9.98
United States of America USD 0.01 USD 0.07 USD 0.13 USD 1.33 USD 13.33

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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