We have good news for all of you traveling to Malawi for the purposes of business! There is no business visa for Malawi. Instead, you will use an e-visa to enter the country. This visa will allow you to enter the country for business purposes, without restricting any tourism activities you may want to engage in during your visit.
The e-visa application is available to citizens from countries that are not eligible for visa-free access to Malawi. You can learn more about the e-visa application and what it requires of you in our FAQ section below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Am I from a Country with Visa-Free Access to Malawi?
Citizens of the following countries are granted visa-free access to Malawi for a total of 30 days. If you are from a country that is not listed below, you will need to apply for a visa.
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Hong Kong, China
- Northern Ireland
- Samoa (Western)
- South Africa
- St. Kitts Nevis
- St. Lucia
- St. Vincent and the Grenadines
- Trinidad and Tobago
What Documents Do I Need for the e-Visa Application?
You will be asked to scan the following documents then upload them with your application in order to be considered for a Malawi e-visa.
- Copy of passport details page
- Evidence of accommodation during your stay in Malawi
If your application is for a minor, the following documents will also be needed:
- The minor's birth certificate
- The minor's legal guardian's passport page
- Consent letter
What Is the Price of a Malawi e-Visa?
The price of your Malawi e-visa will depend on the processing speed you choose. The e-visa application offers three speeds: standard, rush, and super rush. The price given with each processing speed includes the price of the visa and any processing fees.
- Standard Processing Price: USD 77.00
- Rush Processing Price: USD 102.00
- Super Rush Processing Price: USD 127.00
How Long Does It Take for My Application to Be Processed?
When you are filling out the Malawi e-visa application, you will be required to choose from three processing speeds:
- Standard Processing: 8 Business Days
- Rush Processing: 7 Business Days
- Super Rush Processing: 5 Business Days
Is Multiple Entry Allowed with a Malawi e-Visa?
Holders of a Malawi e-visa are allowed a Single Entry.
What's the Expiration Date for My e-Visa?
Your Malawi e-visa expires 90 days after issued.
Do I Need to Print My e-Visa?
No. However, we do recommend having a hard copy of your visa on you when you arrive in Malawi, in case any unexpected technology problems arise.
How Long Am I Allowed to Stay in Malawi?
If you have a Malawi e-visa, you are allowed a max stay of 30 days Per Entry.