"The Warm Heart of Africa" is a small country in southeast Africa that is known for its kind people and for its exports of tobacco and tea. Visiting Malawi is easy for citizens of countries who have visa-free access but, unfortunately, the Republic of Congo is not one of those countries. However, you can apply for an e-visa and, if approved, will be able to enter the country. An e-visa is a digital visa that can be displayed on electronic devices and used as a regular visa. Need more information? Keep reading! We've done all the research for you and you can find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions below. If you are ready to apply for your e-visa, you can begin your application here.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I Need a Visa to Enter Malawi If I Already Have a Republic of Congo Passport?
Yes All citizens of Republic of Congo must have an e-visa and a passport.
I Am In-Transit Through Malawi. Do I Need a Visa?
I'm Traveling with My Children. Do they need a separate Visa?
Yes. Each person traveling from Republic of Congo to Malawi must have their own e-visas. If your children are included in your passport, you will use your passport information on their applications.
What Documents Do I Need When I Apply for an e-Visa to Malawi?
The Malawi e-visa requires you to submit the following documents by scanning the original document in full color:
- A recent photo
- A copy of your passport details page
- Evidence of accommodation during your stay in Malawi
Please note that being approved for a visa does not automatically grant you entry into Malawi. Immigration Officers at points of entry may deny you an entry at their own discretion.
Can I Enter Malawi Multiple Times With an e-Visa?
For citizens of Republic of Congo, a Malawi e-visaallows a Single Entry
How Much Does an e-Visa Cost and How Long Does Processing Take?
The cost of your e-visa will depend on which processing speed you choose. There are three processing speeds to choose from: standard, rush, and super rush.
- Standard Processing: Processed in: 8 days (Price: USD 77.00)
- Rush Processing: Processed in: 7 days (Price: USD 102.00)
- Super Rush Processing: Processed in: 5 days (Price: USD 127.00)
How Long is My e-Visa Good For?
Your e-visa will expire 90 days after issued.
How Long Am I Allowed to Stay in Malawi?
An e-visa for Malawi has a max stay of 30 days Per Entry.
Do I Need to Print My e-Visa When I Travel to Malawi?
No. Having a paper version of your approved e-visa is not necessary for citizens the Republic of Congo. (It's not a bad idea to have one on you just in cast, though).
I want to stay in Malawi longer. What Do I Do?
If you would like to stay in the country longer, you will need to submit an application to the Immigration Department of Malawi.