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The Embassy of Malawi is no longer issuing Transit Visas. Applicant must apply for a regular tourist visa in order to enter country.

In order to apply for a Work Visa in Malawi, applicant must apply for a Business Visa first. Once they have arrived in Malawi, they will be able to apply for a Work Visa on arrival.

Fill out Malawi Tourist e-visa application form online

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and provide digital copies of the following documents:
  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of the destination country, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of the destination country, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of the destination country, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in the country of destination explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in the country of destination explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in the country of destination explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).
  • In case applicant is minor:
    Birth certificate;
    Passport copy (Bio data page) of Guardian/Parent;
    Form of consent, can be found here
    Document proof of Legal Guardianship (if not natural parent).

Malawi Tourist e-visa fees for citizens of United States of America

Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
Single entryUp to 90 days3 business days$50.00$59.00$0.00$109.00
Single entryUp to 90 days3 business days$75.00$59.00$0.00$134.00
Single entryUp to 90 days3 business days$75.00$59.00$0.00$134.00
Single entryUp to 90 days3 business days$75.00$59.00$0.00$134.00
Single entryUp to 90 days3 business days$75.00$59.00$0.00$134.00
Single entryUp to 90 days3 business days$75.00$69.00$0.00$144.00
Single entryUp to 90 days3-5 business days$100.00$99.00$0.00$199.00
Single entryUp to 90 days3-5 business days$100.00$99.00$0.00$199.00
Single entryUp to 180 days3 business days$150.00$59.00$0.00$209.00
Single entryUp to 180 days3 business days$150.00$59.00$0.00$209.00
Single entryUp to 180 days3 business days$150.00$59.00$0.00$209.00
Single entryUp to 180 days3 business days$150.00$59.00$0.00$209.00
Single entryUp to 180 days3 business days$150.00$69.00$0.00$219.00
Single entryUp to 1 year3 business days$250.00$59.00$0.00$309.00
Single entryUp to 1 year3 business days$250.00$59.00$0.00$309.00
Single entryUp to 1 year3 business days$250.00$59.00$0.00$309.00
Single entryUp to 1 year3 business days$250.00$59.00$0.00$309.00
Single entryUp to 90 days3-5 business days$100.00$209.00$0.00$309.00
Single entryUp to 1 year3 business days$250.00$69.00$0.00$319.00
Multiple entryUp to 180 days3-5 business days$220.00$99.00$0.00$319.00
Multiple entryUp to 180 days3-5 business days$220.00$99.00$0.00$319.00
Multiple entryUp to 1 year3-5 business days$300.00$99.00$0.00$399.00
Multiple entryUp to 1 year3-5 business days$300.00$99.00$0.00$399.00
Multiple entryUp to 180 days3-5 business days$220.00$209.00$0.00$429.00
Multiple entryUp to 1 year3-5 business days$300.00$209.00$0.00$509.00
(7 days stay)
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Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$109.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$134.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$134.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$134.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$134.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$144.00
price starts at
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$199.00
price starts at
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$199.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 180 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$209.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 180 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$209.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 180 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$209.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 180 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$209.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 180 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$219.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$309.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$309.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$309.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$309.00
price starts at
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$309.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$319.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 180 days
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$319.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 180 days
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$319.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$399.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$399.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 180 days
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$429.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$509.00
price starts at
Maximum stay in Malawi: 90 days
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