For more on Malawi Visas and Permits visit: http://www.immigration.gov.mw

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Visa application forms should be downloaded and filled in advance. The Mission will not provide any.

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PLEASE NOTE:
Visas for Malawi, only accords one permission, that they will enter Malawi within the validity period of the Visa, subject to fulfilling other entry requirements, and that the validity period of the Visa is not necessarily your permitted days to stay/reside in Malawi. You are given the permitted days to reside in Malawi at the port of entry by the Immigration officers
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All nationals from countries that require Malawians to pay for visa to enter their countries are required to obtain a visa to enter Malawi. There is one general category of Visa for all travellers.

VISA CAN BE OBTAINED AT ANY PORT OF ENTRY INTO MALAWI OR AT THE MALAWI HIGH COMMISSION IN LONDON.

The following categories of nationals and offices are exempted from the new visa requirements:

  • Nationals from Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries, except Angola.
  • Nationals from the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  • Diplomats and Government Officials.
  • Nationals from all countries that do not require Malawians to pay Visa fees when they travel to such countries.

 

COUNTRIES THAT DO NOT REQUIRE VISA TO MALAWI 

COUNTRIES THAT REQUIRE VISA TO MALAWI 

VISA FEES

NO PERSONAL CHEQUES ARE ALLOWED
The following fees are applicable only at Visas processed at the Malawi High Commission in London and payable in British Sterling Pound (GBP).

VISA TYPE

FEE (BRITISH POUNDS)

TRANSIT (7 DAYS) £50.00
SINGLE ENTRY
£65.00
MULTIPLE ENRTY (6 MONTHS) £145.00
MULTIPLE ENTRY (12 MONTHS) £200.00

 

VISA AT PORT OF ENTRY/ON ARRIVAL IN MALAWI
NO PERSONAL CHEQUES ARE ALLOWED

VISA TYPE

FEE US$ (UNITED STATES DOLLARS)

TRANSIT (7 DAYS) US$50.00
SINGLE ENTRY
US$75.00
MULTIPLE ENRTY (6 MONTHS) US$150.00
MULTIPLE ENTRY (12 MONTHS) US$250.00
OFFICIAL PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN MALAWI

NEW YEAR’S DAY SUNDAY 1st JANUARY
NEW YEAR's DAY HOLIDAY MONDAY 2ND JANUARY
JOHN CHILEMBWE DAY SUNDAY 15TH JANUARY
JOHN CHILEMBWE DAY HOLIDAY MONDAY 16TH JANUARY
MARTYRS DAY FRIDAY 3rd MARCH
GOOD FRIDAY FRIDAY 14TH APRIL
EASTER SATURDAY
SATURDAY 15TH APRIL
EASTER MONDAY
MONDAY 17TH APRIL
LABOUR DAY MONDAY 1ST MAY
KAMUZU DAY SUNDAY 14TH MAY
KAMUZU DAY HOLIDAY MONDAY 15TH MAY
Eid al-Fitr / End of Ramadan   UPON SIGHTING OF THE NEW MOON IN THE MONTH OF RAMADAN
Eid al-Fitr / End of Ramadan MONDAY 26TH JUNE
INDEPENDENCE DAY THURSDAY 6TH JULY
MOTHERS DAY SUNDAY 15TH OCTOBER
MOTHERS DAY HOLIDAY MONDAY 16TH OCTOBER
CHRISTMAS DAY   25TH DECEMBER
BOXING DAY   26TH DECEMBER

OFFICIAL PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

NEW YEAR's DAY  MONDAY 2ND JANUARY
GOOD FRIDAY
 FRIDAY 14TH APRIL
EASTER MONDAY  MONDAY 17TH APRIL
EARLY MAY BANK HOLIDAY
 MONDAY 1ST MAY
SPRING BANK HOLIDAY
 MONDAY 29TH MAY
SUMMER BANK HOLIDAY
 MONDAY 28TH AUGUST
CHRISTMAS DAY
 MONDAY 25TH DECEMBER
BOXING DAY  TUESDAY 26TH DECEMBER