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Mozambique: Residence permits, including issuance and renewal process; rights and privileges conferred to the holders and specifically whether they can return, and remain in Mozambique and whether they can access social services (1990-March 2004)

Publisher Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 15 March 2004
Citation / Document Symbol MOZ42492.E
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From MOZLEGAL, Mozambique's legal resource portal, please see the attached December 1993 Mozambique Law on Immigration. Articles 20, 21 and 23 deal respectively with residence authorization, validity period and renovation, and the cessation of residence authorization, while Article 4 refers to rights, obligations and guarantees of the foreign citizen who lives in Mozambique (Mozambique 28 Dec. 2003).

Updated information on the residence permits issued by Mozambique authorities could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Reference

Mozambique. 28 December 1993. "Law on Immigration- Law No 5/93." [Accessed 9 Mar. 2004]

Attachment

Mozambique. 28 December 1993. "Law on Immigration- Law No 5/93." [Accessed 9 Mar. 2004], p.1-17.

Additional Sources Consulted

The High Commission for the Republic of Mozambique did not provide information within time constraints.

Resource Centre country file. Mozambique.

Websites, including: European Country of Origin Information Network (ecoinet), Dialog, Government of Mozambique, Internet Law Library, International Organization for Migration (IOM), ReliefWeb, UNHCR.

Copyright notice: This document is published with the permission of the copyright holder and producer Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). The original version of this document may be found on the offical website of the IRB at http://www.irb-cisr.gc.ca/en/. Documents earlier than 2003 may be found only on Refworld.

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