SECTOR REGULATIONS
Agriculture Livestock transportation is regulated. Operators have to get the following licenses

  • Transit license;
  • Sanitary certificate;
  • Import license;
  • Export license.
  • The authorizing authority is the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (National Veterinary Directorate).
Construction
  • License for public works

This regulation is applicable to contractors/consultants whose more than the half of the capital is held by
Mozambicans; foreign contractors (or branches of foreign consultants) based/operating in Mozambique since at
least a decade;

  • License for private works

This regulation is applicable to contractors/consultants whose more than the half of the capital is held by non-
Mozambicans.

  • The authorizing authority is the Commission for the Licensing of Contractors and Consultants for the Building

Industry (Ministry of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources).

Education Main regulations are the following

  • Licensing of scientific investigation activities;
  • Registration of national and foreign Scientific Investigation Institution;
  • Registration of foreign legal and natural persons, which apply to render services under contracts or signed with public institutions of scientific investigation.
  • Licensing and Functioning of Higher Education Institutions.

 

  • The authorizing authority is the National Directorate of Communication, Dissemination and Promotion of Technology Transfer (Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher Education and Professional Training).
Energy Regulations are the following

  • License for Electrical Establishments;
  • License for Electrical Businesses.
Finance Companies operating in the following sectors have to get an authorization from the Bank of Mozambique/Ministry of Finance

  • Banks;
  • Factoring companies;
  • Insurance companies;
  • Investment companies;
  • Leasing companies;
  • Micro-finance institutions (registration only).
Forestry The following activities are regulated

  • Growing (farming)
  • Cutting (indigenous species)
  • Exploration
  • Export authorization (need to register with the Ministry of Industry)
  • Transport
  • Authorization to cut and clear trees
  • The authorizing authority is the National Directorate of Forests – DINAF .
Games of Chance
  • Social/fun/virtual games are regulated.
  • Presence of concession schemes for casinos.
Health The following activities/businesses are regulated

  • Commercialisation of medicines/pharmaceutical products;
  • Distribution of medicines/pharmaceutical products;
  • Export of pharmaceutical products;
  • Import of pharmaceutical products;
  • Production of medicines/pharmaceutical products;
  • Pharmacies;
  • Laboratories;
  • Depots for medicines;
  • Private health institutions.
Mineral resources The following activities/businesses are regulated

  • Reconnaissance, prospecting and research;
  • Exploitation of mineral resources;
  • Mining ticket (artisanal mining activity) ;
  • Petroleum operations.
Postal service The following activities are regulated

  • Postal service of correspondence, including publicity, addressed or not addressed mail, whether or not by express mail;
  • Postal service for sending books, catalogs, newspapers and other periodicals;
  • Postal service of registered correspondence and correspondence with declared value, including service of judicial summons service;
  • Postal parcel service, including registered and declared value services.
  • The authorizing authority is the National Institute of Communications (INCM).
Security
  • Private security services are regulated (license required).
Telecommunication The following activities are regulated

  • Establishment of telecommunications networks;
  • Fixed telephone service;
  • Import, establishment, sale and maintenance of telecommunications equipment (including television broadcasting) ;
  • Telecommunication services and networks.
  • The authorizing authority is the National Institute of Communications (INCM) .
Tourism The following activities/businesses are regulated

  • Camping;
  • Restaurants and Beverage Activities;
  • Residential tourism (hotels);
  • Travel Agencies;
  • Tourism Operators (Guides).
Trade & Industry The following activities/businesses are regulated

  • Establishment of an industrial property;
  • Representation of foreign companies;
  • Wholesale and retail trade and services rendering.
Transport The following activities/businesses are regulated

  • Collective public transport;
  • Civil Aviation Licensing;
  • Public transport for renting;
  • Sea transport (maritime transport);
  • Stevedoring activities in national commercial ports.