Mozambique Currency


The official currency is the New Metical (MZN), which is divided into 100 centavos. In the southern parts of the country, South African Rand, US Dollars and Pounds Sterling are often also accepted to pay for accommodation. Credit cards are accepted in some upmarket hotels in Maputo, but facilities throughout the rest of the country are limited; it is advisable to carry cash. ATMs are limited 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 A$ 0.04 A$ 0.18 A$ 0.36 A$ 3.58 A$ 35.83
Canada C$ 0.04 C$ 0.19 C$ 0.38 C$ 3.77 C$ 37.69
Ireland € 0.03 € 0.15 € 0.29 € 2.92 € 29.15
New Zealand NZ$ 0.05 NZ$ 0.23 NZ$ 0.47 NZ$ 4.65 NZ$ 46.51
South Africa R 0.31 R 1.56 R 3.12 R 31.21 R 312.07
United Kingdom £ 0.02 £ 0.12 £ 0.24 £ 2.41 £ 24.11
United States of America US$ 0.04 US$ 0.18 US$ 0.37 US$ 3.69 US$ 36.90

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

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