Nyamapanda Customs and Border Crossing Information
Nyamapanda Border Post is between Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Here you get customs and immigration services. It is named after Nyamapande River. This is a busy entry point used by people travelling by road between South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. It is also a route for people travelling through Zimbabwe –Mozambique- Malawi all the way to Central Africa.
The place also known as Nyamapande Customs Post is located close to the town of Nyamapanda in Mashonaland East Province, Zimbabwe. The Mozambican side is called Cochemane.
As shown on map, the border is on a major A2 road linking Harare and Tete passing through Murehwa, Mutoko and Kotwa from the Zimbabwe side. In Mozambique the road becomes 103 taking you to Tete en route to Malawi.
Border Services: Vehicle clearance, visas, passports and immigration control. When driving into Zimbabwe make sure you have proper personal IDin the form of a valid passport. If driving another person’s car you have to carry an affidavit authorising you to use the vehicle. Third party insurance is also required when driving through Zimbabwe. Please make some checks before your journey as requirements may change. Any custom payments and fees are usually done in ZAR or USD.
Contact Deatails: The Postal Address is
P.O. Box 1000, Mudzi, Zimbabwe
Tel: +263(0)72 2838
Fax: +263(0)72 2569
Opening Times: 6am-6pm
Distances to and from Nyamapanda Border Post
- Distance between Harare and Nyamapanda is about 215km
- Distance between Nyamapanda and Tete is —km
- Nyamapanda to Beira distance is 380km
- Nyamapanda to Pretoria is about 1080km
- Nyamapanda to Maputo is 1000km
- Distance from Nyamapanda to Lilongwe is 345km
- Blantyre is 263km from Myamapanda
Accommodation and lodges:
There are a number of lodges and hotels near the border. One of the nice ones is Pumpkin Lodge near Kotwa on Highway to Harare. See pictures for details.