Malawi is a small country in southeastern Africa that has become known for its accommodating people, its colorful culture, and its enriched, natural scenery. Malawi plays host to hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, attracting travelers from all around the world.
If you are planning to travel to Malawi, you will first need to find out if you need a visa. There are 34 countries whose citizens have been given visa-free access to Malawi. Citizens of the Aland Islands are not sanctioned for visa-free travel into Malawi and will need to obtain an approved e-visa.
You can begin your e-visa application here.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What Documents Does the Application Ask For?
The e-visa application will ask you to scan the following documents. Any documents not scanned will not be considered as valid; this may result in your application being denied.
- 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?
Yes. If the application is for a minor, the Malawi e-visa application will ask for 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. Citizens of the Aland Islands are not obligated to bring a printed copy of their e-visa. We do, however, recommend bringing one anyway, just in case there are any issues with your devices.
How Much Does a Malawi e-Visa Cost for Citizens of the Aland Islands?
For citizens of the Aland Islands, pricing is separated into three options that are dependent on the processing speed:
- Standard Processing Pricing: USD 77.00
- Rush Processing Pricing: USD 102.00
- Super Rush Processing Pricing: USD 127.00
How Quickly Will My Application Be Processed?
There are three processing speeds available for citizens of the Aland Islands who are applying for an e-visa for Malawi:
- Standard Processing: 8 days
- Rush Processing: 7 days
- Super Rush Processing: 5 days
Are Malawi Visas Valid for Multiple Entry?
Citizens of the Aland Islands are given access to visas that grant a Single Entry.
When Does My Malawi Visa Expire?
The Malawi e-visa expires 90 days after issued.
How Long Can My Stay in Malawi Be with an e-Visa?
The max stay allowed for citizens of the Aland Islands is 30 days Per Entry.
Do I need a Visa if I Am In-Transit?
Yes. Citizens of the Aland Islands who are in-transit through Malawi are required to obtain a valid visa in order to pass through the country.
What Are the Passport Requirements for Traveling to Malawi?
Citizens of the Aland Islands must have passports that are valid for 6 months after the date you arrive in Malawi.
Does Having an e-Visa Guarantee Entry into Malawi?
No. Citizens of the Aland Islands can be denied entry even if they have a valid, approved e-visa. The Immigration guidelines of Malawi dictate that any traveler can be denied entry regardless of their visa.