Malawi e-Visa for Citizens of American Samoa

Malawi e-Visa for Citizens of American Samoa

iVisa | Updated on Feb 04, 2020

Malawi, while known for the kindness of its people, is home to some of the most beautiful natural landscapes and scenic wonders. Of these, Malawi Lake stands out as a notable site for tourism. Malawi is also a country well liked for its mountain biking trails.


Citizens from American Samoa are allowed to visit Malawi provided that they are able to obtain an approved e-visa. Not sure what you need for the application? Read the Frequently Asked Questions section below to find more info about the Malawi e-visa application.

Want to apply for the Malawi e-visa? You can begin your application here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What Documents Does the Application Ask For?

The application will request that you scan the following documents before your e-visa application can be submitted for approval consideration.

  • A Photo
  • A copy of passport details page
  • Evidence of accommodation during your stay in Malawi

Do My Children Need e-Visas to Travel to Malawi?

Yes. Children are not exempt from the e-visa guidelines put forth by Malawi. If the application is for a minor, scan and upload the following documents:

  • The minor's birth certificate
  • The minor's legal guardian's passport page
  • Consent letter

Do I Need to Print My e-Visa When I Travel to Malawi?

No. This is not a requirement for Citizens of American Samoa. Regardless, it is highly encouraged that you keep a printed version of your e-visa when you travel to Malawi.

How Much Does a Malawi e-Visa Cost for Citizens of American Samoa?

For the citizens of American Samoa, there are several pricing options to choose from:

  • Standard Processing Price: USD 77.00
  • Rush Processing Price: USD 102.00
  • Super Rush Processing Price: USD 127.00

How Quickly Will My Application Be Processed?

Citizens of American Samoa will choose from three processing options. The option you choose will determine the price of your Malawi e-visa.

  • Standard Processing: 8 days
  • Rush Processing: 7 days
  • Super Rush Processing: 5 days

Are Malawi Visas Valid for Multiple Entry for American Samoa Citizens?

Single Entry is granted with the Malawi e-visa for citizens of American Samoa.

When Does My Malawi Visa Expire?

The e-visa that Malawi provides for American Samoa citizens expires 90 days after issued. Expired visas are not valid forms of travel identification.

How Long Can My Stay in Malawi Be with an e-Visa?

American Samoan citizens will have a visiting limit of 30 days Per Entry with their e-visa. If you would like to stay longer, you can apply for an extension at the Malawi embassy.

Do I need a Visa if I Am In-Transit?

Yes. You are not excluded from the visa guidelines provided by Malawi.

What Are the Passport Requirements for Traveling to Malawi?

Your American Samoa passport is required to be valid for 6 months after the date you arrive in Malawi.

Does Having an e-Visa Guarantee Entry into Malawi?

No. Malawi, per their own visa guidelines, reserves the right to refuse anyone entrance to their country. If you have an e-visa, you can still be refused.

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