The Malawi e-Visa (electronic visa) is a travel permit that grants the holder entry to the Republic of Malawi. It is obtained online.
Malawi launched its e-Visa platform on November 1, 2019. It is designed to make the process of getting a Malawi visa quicker and easier for foreign visitors.
International visitors must simply complete a quick Malawi visa application form online. This takes a matter of minutes.
An online visa for Malawi can be obtained for tourism, business, or transit. The traveler must specify the purpose of their visit on the application form.
When applying for a Malawi visa online, it is possible to select either a single-entry or multiple-entry e-Visa.
A single-entry Malawi e-Visa allows the holder to stay for up to 30 days.
Multiple-entry e-Visas for Malawi permit a maximum stay of either 6 or 12 months, depending on the applicant’s preference.
Electronic transit visas for Malawi allow a single entry for up to 7 days.
All types of Malawi e-Visas are valid for 90 days from the date of issue and must be used to enter the country (for the first time in the case of multiple-entry visas) within this period.
Foreign nationals who plan to move to Malawi in the long term and/or work or study there can get the relevant permit from the e-Permit platform or can enquire at a Malawi embassy.