The lands of Malawi offer visitors a chance to view the wildlife of Africa in a very raw, unfiltered way. Home to the largest translocation project of elephants in the world, Malawi is dedicated to preserving the natural beauty of their land. They are also the owners of one of the largest lakes in Africa, where animals can be seen hydrating and visitors can watch as the animals engage with one another in their natural habitats.
Citizens of Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) who are visiting Malawi will be required to have an e-visa to gain entry to the country. Your e-visa will be valid for a visit up to 30 days Per Entry and will remain valid until 90 days after issued.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I Need a Printed Version of My e-Visa?
It is highly recommended that you have both a hard copy and a soft copy of your e-visa but it is not required.
When Should I Submit an Application for the Malawi e-Visa?
5 days before your anticipated trip to Malawi is the recommended minimum for submitting your e-visa application.
What Is the Processing Time for a Malawian e-Visa for Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Citizens?
Citizens of Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) are given three different options for processing times. Each processing time reflects a different price:
- Standard Processing: Processed in: 8 Business Days (Price: USD 77.00)
- Rush Processing: Processed in: 7 Business Days (Price: USD 102.00)
- Super Rush Processing: Processed in: 5 Business Days (Price: USD 127.00)
Can I Use Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Currency to Pay for My e-Visa?
No. The currency standard for the Malawi e-visa application is US Dollar. US Dollar is the only accepted currency at this time.
Is Multiple Entry Access Allowed with the Malawi e-Visa for citizens of Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)?
Your Malawian e-visa will reflect a Single Entry status.
How Long is My e-Visa Valid For?
The validity of your Malawian e-visa will be until 90 days after issued.
Your e-visa must be valid in order to enter the country.
What is the Max Stay allowed for Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Citizens with a Malawian e-Visa?
30 days Per Entry is the allotted max stay for citizens of Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast).
Does an Approved 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 Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 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.
What Documents Does the Application Ask For?
The e-visa will ask for:
- A Photo
- A copy of your `passport details page
- Evidence of accommodation during your stay in Malawi
Do My Children Need e-Visas to Travel to Malawi?
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) children will also need an e-visa to travel to Malawi. They will also be required to submit the following documents:
- The minor's birth certificate
- The minor's legal guardian's passport page
- Consent letter