The great country of Malawi is a place where the wildlife of Africa grazes the landscapes. It is where the people are nice, thriving on their vibrant culture that has roots in history dating back over 50,000 years. It is where visitors can find the raw beauty of Africa.
Malawi is known as the "Warm Heart of Africa" because its people are some of the most accommodating people in the world.
Citizens of Cuba who are hoping to experience all of this for themselves will be required to first obtain an e-visa. In order to obtain your e-visa, you will be required to submit several documents and complete your application in a timely manner prior to your visit to Malawi. Malawi offers e-visas to citizens of Cuba in order to allow them to travel to Malawi since the country of Cuba is not on their list of approved nations that are allowed visa-free access.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I Need a Paper Copy of My e-Visa?
While not required, it is highly recommended that you arrive in Malawi with both a hard copy and a soft copy of your e-visa.
How Much Do Citizens of Cuba Have to Pay for a Malawi e-Visa?
You will pay whatever price is associated with the processing speed you choose for your application:
- Standard Processing Price: USD 77.00
- Rush Processing Price: USD 102.00
- Super Rush Processing Price: USD 127.00
Can I Use Cuban Currency to Pay for My e-Visa?
No. The Malawian e-visa must be paid for using US Dollar.
What Is the Processing Time for a Malawian e-Visa?
Processing speeds are provided in three different options:
- Standard Processing: 8 Business Days
- Rush Processing: 7 Business Days
- Super Rush Processing: 5 Business Days
Is Multiple Entry Access Allowed with the Malawi e-Visa for citizens of Cuba?
A Single Entry access is given to citizens of Cuba to the African country of Malawi.
How Long is My e-Visa Valid For?
Your visa will be valid for up to 90 days after issued.
What is the Max Stay allowed for Cuban Citizens with a Malawian e-Visa?
30 days Per Entry is the maximum number of days that is allowed for Cuban citizens into Malawi.
Staying past your max stay is not advised and may result in fines, arrests, deportation, etc.
Do I Need My Cuban Passport with Me in Malawi?
Yes, you must have your passport. Your passport needs to remain valid for at least six months after your arrival in Malawi. The passport and the e-visa are two separate travel documents and having one does not exclude you from the requirement of the other.
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.
What Documents Does the Application Ask For?
- A Photo
- A copy of your passport details page
- Evidence of accommodation during your stay in Malawi