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Malawi e-Visa Application

Malawi e-Visa: Basic information

Malawi e-Visa is an electronic document that makes it possible for its holders to visit Malawi for tourism, business, transit, and even medical purposes. What's the most convenient about it 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 online visa application process within a few minutes from home. That's all travelers have to do as our team of experts takes care of the whole process.

Get an online visa to Malawi delivered straight to your email box in PDF form within 5 business days without the need to visit the Embassy or a Consulate. Handling your entry permit was never this easy!

Read on to see what e-Visa types travelers can choose from and how to submit the application form successfully.

  • Malawi e-Visa types

    Applicants can select one of the four online Malawi visa types available on our website. Every eligible traveler can choose between a:

    • a single-entry permit for a 30-day stay
    • a multiple-entry permit for a stay of up to 6 months
    • a multiple-entry permit for a visit of up to 12 months

    The above-listed Malawi e-Visa types can be used for tourism, business, and for the purpose of undergoing medical treatment.

    • a transit e-Visa that serves as a single-entry permit for a 7-day stay in Malawi

    The transit online visa serves for the purposes of traveling through Malawi on your way to your final destination.

  • Malawi e-Visa application form

    All you need to prepare before starting the online 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 application form with your data, passport information, travel details, and your email address. Make sure every piece of information provided is correct to avoid delays with approval.
    • Pay the 89 EUR 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 confirmation number once their payment has cleared. You can use it to check the status of your electronic Malawi visa while it's processing.

  • Validity period

    No matter which online Malawi visa will you choose, your entry permit will stay valid for 90 days (three months) from the issue date. The first entry to Malawi must take place within its validity period.

    Please note! Every traveler must have a passport that will not expire for at least 6 months from the planned date of the travel. Check if your passport has an appropriate validity before submitting your application.

  • Transit information

    In case you would need to transit through the Republic of Malawi to get to your final destination, apply online for the transit e-Visa.

    The electronic transit visa allows a 7-day stay in Malawi solely for transit purposes. Moreover, it stays valid for the whole three months from approval, giving you plenty of time to make your trip happen!

  • Requirements on arrival

    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 electronic visa upon their arrival.

  • List of eligible countries

    Check if your country is listed as eligible before making an online visa application. Citizens of the following countries can apply for the Malawi e-Visa:

    Aland Islands
    Albania
    Algeria
    American Samoa
    Andorra
    Angola
    Anguilla
    Antarctica
    Argentina
    Armenia
    Australia
    Austria
    Azerbaijan
    Bahrain
    Bangladesh
    Belarus
    Belgium
    Benin
    Bermuda
    Bhutan
    Bolivia
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Bouvet Island
    Brazil
    British Indian Ocean Territory
    Brunei Darussalam
    Bulgaria
    Burkina Faso
    Burundi
    Cabo Verde
    Cambodia
    Cameroon
    Canada
    Caribbean Netherlands
    Cayman Islands
    Central African Republic
    Chad
    Chile
    China
    Christmas Island
    Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    Colombia
    Comoros
    Congo DR
    Congo
    Cook Islands
    Costa Rica
    Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
    Croatia
    Cuba
    Curaçao
    Cyprus
    Czechia
    Denmark
    Djibouti
    Dominican Republic
    Ecuador
    Egypt
    El Salvador
    Equatorial Guinea
    Eritrea
    Estonia
    Ethiopia
    Falkland Islands
    Faroe Islands
    Finland
    France
    French Guiana
    French Polynesia
    French Southern Territories
    Gabon
    Georgia
    Germany
    Ghana
    Gibraltar
    Greece
    Greenland
    Guadeloupe
    Guam
    Guatemala
    Guernsey
    Guinea
    Guinea-Bissau
    Guyana
    Haiti
    Heard Island and McDonald Islands
    Holy See
    Honduras
    Hungary
    Iceland
    India
    Indonesia
    Iran
    Iraq
    Ireland
    Isle of Man
    Italy
    Japan
    Jersey
    Jordan
    Kazakhstan
    Korea (North)
    Korea (South)
    Kuwait
    Kyrgyzstan
    Lao People’s Democratic Republic
    Latvia
    Lebanon
    Liberia
    Libya
    Liechtenstein
    Lithuania
    Luxembourg
    Macao
    Macedonia
    Madagascar
    Maldives
    Mali
    Malta
    Marshall Islands
    Martinique
    Mauritania
    Mayotte
    Mexico
    Micronesia
    Moldova
    Monaco
    Mongolia
    Montenegro
    Montserrat
    Morocco
    Myanmar
    Nepal
    Netherlands
    New Caledonia
    New Zealand
    Nicaragua
    Niger
    Nigeria
    Niue
    Norfolk Island
    Northern Mariana Islands
    Norway
    Oman
    Pakistan
    Palau
    Palestine, State of
    Panama
    Papua New Guinea
    Paraguay
    Peru
    Philippines
    Pitcairn
    Poland
    Portugal
    Puerto Rico
    Qatar
    Réunion
    Romania
    Russian Federation
    Rwanda
    Saint Barthélemy
    Saint Helena
    Saint Martin (French)
    Saint Pierre and Miquelon
    San Marino
    Sao Tome and Principe
    Saudi Arabia
    Senegal
    Serbia
    Sierra Leone
    Singapore
    Sint Maarten (Dutch)
    Slovakia
    Slovenia
    Solomon Islands
    Somalia
    South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
    South Sudan
    Spain
    Sri Lanka
    Sudan
    Suriname
    Svalbard And Jan Mayen
    Sweden
    Switzerland
    Syrian Arab Republic
    Taiwan
    Tajikistan
    Thailand
    Timor-Leste
    Togo
    Tokelau
    Tonga
    Tunisia
    Turkey
    Turkmenistan
    Turks and Caicos Islands
    Ukraine
    United Arab Emirates
    United Kingdom
    United States Minor Outlying Islands
    United States of America
    Uruguay
    Uzbekistan
    Vanuatu
    Venezuela
    Vietnam
    Virgin Islands (British)
    Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Wallis and Futuna
    Western Sahara
    Yemen

    If your citizenship is not listed, you will need to apply for a regular visa at the embassy to visit Malawi.

  • Malawi e-Visa Sample

    If you’ve just completed the application process and are wondering how this entry permit looks like, take a look at the Malawi e-Visa sample below!

    Malawi e-Visa

Required Documents

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 using 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 date of arrival in Malawi.

Important Information

  • applications must be submitted at least 5 business days in advance of the departure date, as the online visa processing may take up to 120 hours
  • there are four Malawi e-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 date of the trip
  • 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 electronic 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 There are three easy steps to get your e-Visa to Malawi. Any issues during the application process can be addressed by contacting our support team.
  • Qualified team of experts A qualified team manages the processing of every application.
  • Guarantee of service If an application is unable to be processed, reimbursement is provided according to the conditions set out by our Terms of Service.

Evisa Express is an independent company that offers efficient and professional assistance in obtaining visas online. We are not associated with any governmental agency. See Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

FAQ about the Malawi e-Visa

  • What is the Malawi e-Visa?

    Malawi e-Visa is an electronic entry permit that comes in four different types. Choose the one that will suit your needs best and get the online visa delivered to your email box. Applying takes just a few minutes and can be done on any working device!

  • Do I need an online 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 country's border. See the full list of the countries that qualify for the Malawi e-Visa and find out 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 online visa application must be made by your parents/guardians.

  • How much does an online Malawi visa cost?

    The online Malawi visa costs 89 Euro and the fee is payable via several secure online payment methods. Choose the one that you prefer the most and cover costs. As soon as your payment registers, you will receive a confirmation number at the email address provided in the e-Visa application form.

  • What documents do I need for the Malawi e-Visa?

    The only two things that travelers need to complete the online 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 the electronic Malawi visa?

    To make a successful e-Visa application, no matter for which electronic visa type you're applying for (a single-entry, one of the multiple-entry ones, or the transit entry permit), your passport must stay valid for at least 6 months from the planned date of entering Malawi. Before submitting the form, check if your passport has the appropriate validity and make sure all the travelers' information provided in the form is correct.

  • How to apply for a Malawi visa online?

    First, gather the necessary documents, i.e., a valid passport and the applicant's face photo, and start the application process by choosing the purpose of your travel. Provide your data in the application form, make an online payment, and wait for your approved e-Visa to arrive at your email address.

  • How will I receive the electronic Malawi visa?

    Every applicant receives the electronic Malawi visa in 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 the Malawi e-Visa?

    Yes! Once approved and received, print out your Malawi e-Visa and have it with you at the airport. You can visit Malawi with a single-entry, a multiple-entry, or a transit entry permit! Apply online within minutes from home.

  • How long does it take to get Malawi e-Visa?

    The electronic visa processing time may take up to 5 business days. Thus, make sure to apply in advance to get the approved document on time. The Malawi online visa will be approved quickly if the applicant provides 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 online visa?

    The single-entry online visa allows the citizens of the eligible countries to stay in Malawi for up to 30 days, the multiple-entry permits for either 6 or 12 months, and the transit one 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 type should you choose. A single-entry permit, both multiple-entry ones, and a transit online 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 an e-Visa?

    Malawi tourist e-Visa can be extended upon paying the additional fees. Visit any center of the department of immigration and extend your electronic 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 online Malawi visa is denied?

    Should your online 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 their situation.

Three easy steps to get your e-Visa

  • Apply onlineFill out basic information on your citizenship and the purpose of travel.
  • Fill out the remaining required information and make an online paymentWe accept both credit and debit cards and other convenient methods of payment.
  • Check your emailOnce your payment is confirmed, the e-Visa will be sent to the email address provided in your application.
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