Overview

This border post between Mozambique and Zimbabwe is very busy with travellers coming from southern to central Africa. It is also crossed by numerous heavy vehicles transporting goods to/from Malawi to Zimbabwe and South Africa.

Border Crossing Location and Contact

Name of Border Crossing

Mozambique: Cuchamano
Zimbabwe: Nyamapanda

Province or District

Tete

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Border Crossing

 

Latitude

-16.963854

Longitude

32.862741

Managing Authority / Agency

 

Contact Person

 

 

Travel Times

Nearest International Airport

Harare

Distance 238 km

Truck Travel Time: 7’00’’

Car Travel time: 3’00’’

Nearest Port

Beira, Mozambique

Distance 543 km

Truck Travel Time: 12’00’’

Car Travel time: 8’00’’

Nearest location with functioning wholesale markets,

or with significant manufacturing or production capacity

Tete, Mozambique

Distance 145 km

Truck Travel Time: 4’00’’

Car Travel time: 2’00’’

Other Information

 

It is a busy border post on a busy road. Fuel is available and there are weighbridges on both sides of the border.

Hours of Operation

Mondays

06:00 – 18:00

Tuesdays

06:00 – 18:00

Wednesdays

06:00 – 18:00

Thursdays

06:00 – 18:00

Fridays

06:00 – 18:00

Saturdays

06:00 – 18:00

Sundays

06:00 – 18:00

National Holidays

06:00 – 18:00

Seasonal Constraints

 

 

Daily Capacity

This is usually a reasonably fast border crossing, but delays do occur when the number of trucks crossing the border increase.

Customs Clearance

Border & Vehicle Requirements:

For more information on customs in Mozambique, please see the following link: 1.3 Customs Information 

Other Relevant Information

Border & Vehicle Costs (Prices are subject to change):

For more information on government contact details, please see the following link: 4.1 Government Contact List