Malawi e-Visa for Citizens of Burundi

Malawi e-Visa for Citizens of Burundi

iVisa | Updated on Feb 04, 2020

The African nation of Malawi is a place where wildlife thrives. In Malawi, plenty of land is devoted to translocation efforts, wildlife preservation, and agriculture. Malawi has the largest population of translocated elephants at the Majete National Park. They also have a wide variety of bird species, which is good news for any birdwatchers out there!


Citizens of Burundi are permitted to travel to this wonderful land of coexistence when they receive a valid e-visa. The Malawian e-visa is required of citizens from all but 34 countries. Your e-visa application will require that you scan your documents in order to validate your identity. Additionally, make sure you have your passport handy to verify that the information you put on your e-visa application matches the information on your passport. This is a mandatory requirement.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What Documents Does the Application Require of Me?

  • A recent photo of the applicant
  • A copy of the applicant's passport details page
  • Evidence of the applicant's accommodation during their stay in Malawi

The e-visa application requires that the documents be scanned.

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

No. Your digital copy is enough. However, technology is often not predictable, so it is always a good idea to be prepared.

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

Submit your e-visa application 5 days before you travel to Malawi, or sooner.

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

  • Standard Processing Price (including fee and visa): USD 77.00
  • Rush Processing Price (including fee and visa): USD 102.00
  • Super Rush Processing Price (including fee and visa): USD 127.00

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

The current application for the Malawi e-visa does not allow for Burundian currency to be used. You must pay using United States Dollar (USD).

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 Burundi?

Your e-visa will enable a Single Entry to Malawi.

How Long is My e-Visa Valid For?

Your e-visa will only be valid for 90 days after issued.

Expired visas are not valid for identification purposes.

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

The guidelines for the e-visa that is offered to citizens of Burundi state that a max stay of 30 days Per Entry is allowed.

Do I Need My Passport with Me in Malawi?

Yes, you must have your passport with you while in Malawi. Your passport's expiration date must be at least six months after your arrival in Malawi.

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 denied entry by Immigration officers if they decide that you are a threat. However, Malawi reserves the right to not disclose the reasons for which you are denied entry.

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