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Doing Business in the USA

Investing in the USA

President Obama announced the SelectUSA initiative to showcase the United States as the world’s premier business location and to provide easy access to federal-level programs and services related to business investment.  SelectUSA is designed to complement the activities of our states—the primary drivers of economic development in the United States.

On this page, you will find a quick description of resources available for companies in Mozambique considering investments in the United States and some suggestions for getting started.

Getting Started

1.   Visit the website to obtain general information about investing in the United States. SelectUSA seeks to highlight the many advantages the United States offers as location for business and investment.  From a vast domestic market, to a transparent legal system, to the most innovative companies in the world, America is the place for business.  On the website you can browse business incentives offered by different states and territories.

2.   There are number of Export Assistance Centers (USEACs) located domestically in the United States that should be a first stop foreign companies interested in investing in the United States.  The various centers are geographically located throughout the country and can provide useful information on specific industries and sectors.

3.   Contact us at the U.S. Embassy- Maputo to discuss your interests and needs.  


To view application instructions and information for business and non-immigrant visas, please visit:

Be aware there is typically a 3-week processing period for a business visa. Current information on processing time can be found at

Contact Us

  • U.S. Commercial Service
    The U.S. Commercial Service, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration, opened an office in Maputo in January 2015, in order to assist U.S. exporters with their entry into the Mozambican market.

    Telephone: +258 21 35 5418