Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-949  
NTB Type
8.8. Issues related to transit  
Complaint
The Mozambiquan government cancelled issuing visas to all foreigners travelling to Mozambique including for truck drivers from the DRC following COVID-19 outbreak . The DRC uses Beira port for export and import of products to the DRC. Because of this, the DRC truck drivers are stuck at Nyamapanda border post between Zimbabwe and Mozambique and cannot access the Beira port to load their cargo for transportation back to DRC.  
Status note
The SADC secretariat reported that , according to the Mozambican NTBs focal point, the matter was resolved, and it was not as alarming as it was reported. In fact, drivers were impatient with the new sanitary and migratory control rules.  
Progress update note
 
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
Mozambique: Delegação Aduaneira de Machipanda (Road) (Border post)  
Reporting Country or Region
Democratic Republic of the Congo  
Country specific trade issue
No  
Date of incident
2020-03-31  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2020-04-03  
Product Description
 
Total value
0  
Date reported
2020-04-01 14:42  
Modified
2020-04-06 15:32