Malawi e-Visa Application
Malawi e-Visa: Basic information
Malawi e-Visa is an electronic visa that makes it possible for its holders to visit Malawi for tourism, business, transit, and even medical purposes. What's the most convenient about the Malawi e-Visa is the fact that this entry permit can be obtained entirely online!
Use your phone, laptop, PC, or tablet, and visit our website to complete the visa application process within a few minutes from home. That's all travelers have to do as our team of visa experts takes care of obtaining your Malawi visa.
Get a visa to Malawi at your email address delivered in a PDF form within 5 business days without the need to visit the embassy or a consulate. Handling a visa was never this easy!
Read on to see what visa types travelers can choose from and how to submit the visa application form.
Applicants can select one of the four visa to Malawi types available on our website. Every eligible traveler can choose between a:
- a single-entry visa for a 30-day stay
- a multiple-entry visa for a stay of up to 6 months
- a multiple-entry visa for a visit of up to 12 months
The above-listed Malawi visa types can be used for tourism, business, and undergoing medical treatment.
- a transit visa that serves as a single-entry permit for a 7-day stay in Malawi
The transit visa serves for the purposes of traveling through Malawi on your way to your final destination.
All you need to prepare before starting the visa application process is your valid passport and a digital face photo. The applicant's face photograph can be taken using a phone or a PC camera, as our team adjusts the files appropriately.
With your passport prepared, start applying by choosing the purpose of your travel on the left-hand side panel. Click 'Apply online' and follow this simple 3-step e-Visa application process:
- Fill the visa application form with your data, passport and travel details, and your email address. Make sure every piece of information provided is correct to avoid delays with approval.
- Pay the 89 EUR visa fee using any method of online payment that you prefer.
- Wait for your approved Malawi e-Visa to arrive at your email address within a maximum of 5 business days.
Every applicant will receive a visa confirmation number once their payment has cleared. You can use it to check the status of your Malawi visa processing.
No matter what visa to Malawi will you choose, your entry permit will stay valid for 90 days (three months) from the visa issue date. The first entry to Malawi must take place within the 90-day validity period.
Please note! Every traveler must have a passport that will stay valid for at least 6 months from the planned entry to the Malawi date. Check if your passport has an appropriate validity period before submitting your visa application.
In case you would need to transit through the Republic of Malawi to get to your final destination, apply online for the Malawi transit e-Visa.
The transit e-Visa allows a 7-day stay in Malawi solely for transit purposes. This visa type stays valid for 90 days (three months).
Once you receive the approved e-Visa to Malawi, print it out and take it with you on your travel. The customs officials will check if each traveler has a valid passport and a printed e-Visa to Malawi copy upon their arrival.
Check if your country is listed as eligible before making an online visa application. Citizens of the following countries can apply online for the Malawi e-Visa:Aland Islands
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
Central African Republic
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
French Southern Territories
Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Isle of Man
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Northern Mariana IslandsNorway
Palestine, State of
Papua New Guinea
Saint Martin (French)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Sao Tome and Principe
Sint Maarten (Dutch)
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Svalbard And Jan Mayen
Syrian Arab Republic
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
United States Minor Outlying Islands
United States of America
Virgin Islands (British)
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Wallis and Futuna
If your citizenship is not listed, you will need to apply for a regular visa at the embassy to visit Malawi.
Fortunately, all you need to complete our quick e-Visa application process is a valid passport and a digital face photo of yourself.
Please note! The applicants can take the face photo with a phone or a PC camera. Collecting the necessary documents will take you just a few minutes, and you'll be ready to start applying.
Remember that your passport must not expire for the next 6 months from the intended arrival to Malawi date.
- applications must be submitted at least 5 business days in advance of the departure date, as the visa processing may take up to 120 hours
- there are four Malawi visa types available
- every traveler must have a printed e-Visa to Malawi copy upon their arrival
- applicants passports need to stay valid for at least 6 months from the planned arrival in Malawi date
- our support team is available via email and phone at every step of the application process
- make sure to check if the data provided in the e-Visa application form is correct
- applicant's face photograph may be taken using a phone or a PC camera
Benefits of Evisa Express
- Easy application process
- Qualified team of experts
- Guarantee of service
FAQ about the Malawi e-Visa
- What is Malawi e-Visa?
Malawi e-Visa is an electronic entry permit to Malawi that comes in four different types. Choose the one that will suit your needs best and get the visa you need at your email address. Applying online takes just a few minutes and can be done on any working device!
- Do I need a visa for Malawi?
If your country is listed as eligible, you must apply for an electronic visa to Malawi to be able to cross the border. See the full list of the countries that qualify for the Malawi e-Visa and see if you can apply online.
- Do children need an e-Visa for Malawi?
All travelers, including children, need an e-Visa for Malawi. If you're underage, your e-Visa application must be made by your parents/guardians.
- How much does a Malawi visa cost?
Malawi visa costs 89 Euro and is payable via several secure online payment methods. Choose the one that you prefer the most and pay the visa fee. As soon as your payment registers, you will receive a visa confirmation number at the email address provided in the e-Visa application form.
- What documents do I need for Malawi e-Visa?
The only two things that travelers need to fill the visa application form are a valid passport and the applicant's face photograph that can be taken using either a phone or a PC camera. Make sure that you have a nationality from one of the eligible countries and apply online.
- How long should be my passport's validity to apply for a Malawi e-Visa?
To make a successful e-Visa application, no matter for what visa type you're applying for (a single-entry visa, one of the multiple-entry ones, or the transit visa), your passport must stay valid for at least 6 months from the planned date of entering Malawi. Before making your e-Visa application, check if your passport will be valid for 6 months and make sure all the travelers' information provided in the form is correct.
- How to apply for a Malawi visa?
Gather the necessary documents, i.e., a valid passport and the applicant's photo, and start the application process by choosing the purpose of your travel. Provide your data in the visa application form, make an online payment, and wait for your approved e-Visa to arrive at your email address.
- How will I receive Malawi e-Visa?
Every applicant receives the Malawi visa in a PDF version at the email address provided while applying. Make sure to put an email address that is active and that you have access to.
- Do I need to print Malawi e-Visa?
Yes! Once approved and received, print out your Malawi e-Visa and have it with you at the airport. Travel to Malawi with a single-entry visa, a multiple-entry visa, or a transit visa!
- How long does it take to get Malawi e-Visa?
The visa processing time may take up to 5 business days. Thus, make sure to apply 5 days in advance of traveling to Malawi to get your visa on time. The Malawi visa will be approved quickly if the applicant will provide all the data correctly. Travelers should ensure that all the information put in the application form matches the data on their travel documents.
- How long can I stay in Malawi with an e-Visa?
The single-entry visa allows the citizens of the eligible countries to stay in Malawi for up to 30 days, the multiple-entry visas for 6 and 12 months, and the transit visa enables its holders to have a 7-day visit. Make sure to have a valid travel document, i.e., your passport, on your trip to Malawi.
- How long is an e-Visa for Malawi good for?
Malawi e-Visa stays valid for 90 days (three months) no matter which visa type should you choose. A single-entry visa, both multiple-entry visas, and a transit visa stay effective for 90 days, and the first entry when traveling to Malawi must take place within that period.
- Can I extend my stay in Malawi with my e-Visa?
Malawi tourist visa can be extended upon paying the additional fees. Visit any center of the department of immigration and extend your visa to Malawi there. Please note that your passport must stay valid for the whole duration of your trip.
- What can I do if my Malawi e-Visa is denied?
Should your visa to Malawi not be approved, first make sure that all the travelers' information provided and the travel details were correct. Applicants who have met the requirements and had an appropriate validity of their travel documents should contact our support team to discuss why their visa was not approved.
Three easy steps to get your eVisa
- Apply online
- Fill out remaining required information and make an online payment
- Check your email