Malawi e-Visa for Citizens of The Republic of Benin

Malawi e-Visa for Citizens of The Republic of Benin

iVisa | Updated on Jan 22, 2020

There is a small country in Africa where the landscape whisks you away. Home to several national parks, safaris, Lake Malawi, and some of the nicest people you will ever meet, Malawi is a paradise tucked away in a tiny pocket of the world. Their main exports are tea and tobacco; fields upon fields are scattered across the country.


Beninese citizens are able to visit this tiny haven of Africa by applying for an e-visa. E-visas are distributed by the Malawian Immigration Department. When you apply with iVisa, we deal directly with the embassy so you don't have to.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What Is an e-Visa?

An e-visa is a digital version of the traditional visa. E-visas are used for identification purposes and are distributed by the Immigration Department of the Malawian government. E-visas are presented at points of entry, including the Lilongwe International Airport.

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

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.

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

In order to ensure that you have enough time for your e-visa application to be processed, you should submit your application at least 5 days before your expected trip to Malawi.

How Much Does a Malawi e-Visa Cost for Citizens of The Republic of Benin?

The cost of the Malawian e-visa is calculated based on the speed at which your application is processed. The prices listed below include the cost of the visa and the service fee.

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

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

Citizens of The Republic of Benin are eligible for three options for the speed at which their application is processed.

  • Standard Processing: Application is processed in 8 days
  • Rush Processing: Application is processed in 7 days
  • Super Rush Processing: Application is processed in 5 days

What Is the Multiple Entry Policy for the e-Visa?

The e-visa issued to Beninese citizens is approved for Single Entry.

How Long is My e-Visa Valid For?

Your e-visa for Malawi is valid until 90 days after issued.

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

Beninese citizens are permitted entry to Malawi for a period that is not to exceed 30 days Per Entry. If you want to extend your visit in Malawi, you will need to do so with the embassy for Malawi.

Does Having an e-Visa Guarantee Entry into Malawi?

No. Malawi, per their own visa guidelines, reserves the right to refuse anyone entrance into the 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 to Bring My Passport with Me to Malawi?

Yes, you must have your passport. Your passport needs to retain validity for at least six months after your arrival in Malawi.

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