Mozambique - Mozambican Metical - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Mozambique, the Mozambican Metical currency plus sending (MZN) transfers and travel tips for Mozambique.

Country CodeMZ
Domestic Currency Mozambican Metical
Currency SymbolMT
Currency CodeMZN
Exchange RateUSD/MZN = 64.85
Telephone Prefix+258

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Mozambican Metical



U$ 1
MT 64.85
U$ 5
MT 324.25
U$ 10
MT 648.50
U$ 20
MT 1,297
U$ 50
MT 3,243
U$ 100
MT 6,485
U$ 250
MT 16,213
U$ 500
MT 32,425
U$ 1,000
MT 64,850
U$ 2,000
MT 129,700
U$ 5,000
MT 324,250
U$ 10,000
MT 648,500
U$ 50,000
MT 3,242,500
U$ 100,000
MT 6,485,000
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U$ 0.0154
MT 1
U$ 0.0771
MT 5
U$ 0.1542
MT 10
U$ 0.3084
MT 20
U$ 0.7710
MT 50
U$ 1.5420
MT 100
U$ 3.8550
MT 250
U$ 7.7100
MT 500
U$ 15.42
MT 1,000
U$ 30.84
MT 2,000
U$ 77.10
MT 5,000
U$ 154.20
MT 10,000
U$ 771.00
MT 50,000
U$ 1,542
MT 100,000
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To calculate specific USD/MZN amounts use our Convert USD to MZN quick calculator.

Mozambique Currency Info

Frequently Asked Questions

What currency should I use in Mozambique?

The domestic currency in Mozambique is the Mozambican Metical.

What is the Mozambican Metical currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Mozambican Metical is MZN — symbol is MT.

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Mozambican Metical?

U$ 100 converts to MT 6,485

Which countries use the Mozambican Metical?

It is the domestic currency in Mozambique.

Is the Mozambican Metical a closed currency?

No, the Mozambican Metical is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?

Mozambican Metical (MZN) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to MZN exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

USD/MZN at 64.85 was trading 2.4% above the 90-day average 63.32 with a range 61.42 to 64.85. ALERT: USD/MZN has risen to 90-DAY HIGHS.
21-Feb 5PM-NY 10PM-LON | 22-Feb 9AM-SYD

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Mozambique

Travel money for Mozambique

Save money and time by Ordering your Mozambican Metical online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the MZN cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Mozambican Metical otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Mozambique Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare MZN travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Mozambique
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Mozambique

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Mozambique you need to start with finding out the latest Mozambican Metical foreign-transfer exchange rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save (we make that calculation easy here).

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Mozambique

When sending money to Mozambique it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Mozambican Metical amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted MZN amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Mozambique.

Use our Send to Mozambican Metical calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Mozambican Metical deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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Mozambican Metical to US Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.015517 Feb 2020
7 Day0.015611 Feb 2020
30 Day0.016019 Jan 2020
3 Month0.015720 Nov 2019
1 Year0.016018 Feb 2019
5 Year0.029419 Feb 2015
10 Year0.033820 Feb 2010

Mozambican Metical to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.014317 Feb 2020
7 Day0.014311 Feb 2020
30 Day0.014419 Jan 2020
3 Month0.014120 Nov 2019
1 Year0.014118 Feb 2019
5 Year0.025819 Feb 2015
10 Year0.024920 Feb 2010

Mozambican Metical to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.011917 Feb 2020
7 Day0.012011 Feb 2020
30 Day0.012319 Jan 2020
3 Month0.012120 Nov 2019
1 Year0.012418 Feb 2019
5 Year0.019119 Feb 2015
10 Year0.021920 Feb 2010

Mozambican Metical to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.023117 Feb 2020
7 Day0.023211 Feb 2020
30 Day0.023319 Jan 2020
3 Month0.023020 Nov 2019
1 Year0.022418 Feb 2019
5 Year0.037719 Feb 2015
10 Year0.037720 Feb 2010

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