Malawi e-Visa for Citizens of Burkina Faso

Malawi e-Visa for Citizens of Burkina Faso

iVisa | Updated on Feb 04, 2020

The Malawi culture seems to pivot around a central theme of accommodation. While it is a nation of poverty, it is rich in aesthetics, both cultural and natural. The history of this country dates back over 50,000 years and has been kept alive by word of mouth. It wasn't until the 20th century that their history began being documented in text.


If you want to explore the richness of Malawi, as a citizen of Burkina Faso, you will first need an e-visa. E-visas are digital visas that take the place of both traditional visas and visas on arrival. You can begin your application here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Am I Required to Bring a Copy of my e-Visa with Me When I go to Malawi?

While it is not required, we highly recommended that you arrive in Malawi with both a hard copy and a soft copy of your e-visa. Having both will help prevent any delays if complications with your device should arise.

When Should I Submit an Application for the Malawi e-Visa?

Citizens of Burkina Faso should, at the very least, complete their e-visa application 5 days before their anticipated trip to Malawi.

How Much Does a Malawi e-Visa Cost for Citizens of Burkina Faso?

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

Can I Use Burkina Faso Currency to Pay for My e-Visa?

The e-visa for Malawi can currently only be paid for using United Stated Dollar (USD). Burkina Faso currency will not be accepted.

What Is the Processing Time for a Malawian e-Visa?

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

What Is the Multiple Entry Policy for the Malawi e-Visa for citizens of Burkina Faso?

The visa guidelines for the Malawi e-visa will grant visitors a Single Entry.

How Long is My e-Visa Valid For?

Currently, your e-visa will retain its valid status until 90 days after issued.

If you do not use your e-visa before it expires, unfortunately, you will have to apply for a new one to visit the country.

What is the Max Stay allowed for Burkina Faso Citizens with a Malawian e-Visa?

The current max stay that the guidelines for the Malawi e-visa allow is 30 days Per Entry.

Extensions can be applied for at the Malawi embassy.

Does Possessing an e-Visa Guarantee Entry into Malawi?

No. Malawi reserves the right to refuse anyone entrance into their country. If you have an e-visa, you can still be refused. Malawi reserves the right to not disclose the reasons for which you are denied.

Do I Need My Passport with Me in Malawi?

Yes, you must have your passport. Your passport needs to retain validity for at least six months after your arrival in Malawi. If your passport is expired, it will not be accepted as a valid form of identification and you will need to obtain a new one before you are permitted to enter Malawi. Additionally, your e-visa's info and your passport's info must be identical. Any differences will render the e-visa invalid.

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