Malawi is a popular destination in southeast Africa that attracts thousands of visitors each year. In order to accommodate the diverse travel to their country, the Malawi Immigration department offers six different types of visas: the tourist visa, the official visa, the transit visa, the diplomatic visa, the courtesy visa, and the e-visa.
The e-visa is the most common visa that is applied for because it accommodates business, volunteering, tourism, and residency purposes. As a citizen of The Republic of Ecuador, you will need to apply for one to visit the country of Malawi.
We've provided a few of the most frequently asked questions below to help you through the e-visa application process.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
When Should I Submit an Application for the Malawi e-Visa?
5 days before your visit to Malawi. This will allow your application to be processed before your trip. Keep in mind that this is the minimum and you may submit your application earlier if you wish.
Do I Need a Paper Copy of My e-Visa?
Paper copies of the e-visa are not required of citizens of The Republic of Ecuador. We do, however, recommend having one just in case.
How Much Does a Malawi e-Visa Cost for Citizens of The Republic of Ecuador?
- Standard Processing Price: USD 77.00
- Rush Processing Price: USD 102.00
- Super Rush Processing Price: USD 127.00
Can I Use Ecuadorian Currency to Pay for My e-Visa?
According to current requirements, US Dollar is the only currency accepted at this time as payment for the e-visa.
What Is the Processing Time for a Malawian e-Visa?
We understand the need for urgency, which is why we offer citizens of The Republic of Ecuador three different processing speed options:
- Standard Processing: 8 days
- Rush Processing: 7 days
- Super Rush Processing: 5 days
Is Multiple Entry Access Allowed with the Malawi e-Visa for citizens of The Republic of Ecuador?
The e-visa will grant citizens of The Republic of Ecuador a Single Entry to Malawi.
How Long is My e-Visa Valid For?
E-visas for Malawi do not expire until 90 days after issued.
What is the Max Stay allowed for Ecuadorian Citizens with a Malawian e-Visa?
Your Malawian e-visa will allow you a visit that does not exceed 30 days Per Entry.
You can file for an extension at the embassy if you so wish.
Do I Need My Ecuador Passport with Me in Malawi?
Yes, you must have your passport. Your passport will need to retain validity for at least six months after your arrival date in Malawi. Your passport will also need to have information that matches your e-visa. If the information is different, your e-visa will not be considered valid.
What do the applications for children require?
Children are not exempt from e-visa requirements. With their applications, you will need to scan:
- A Photo
- A copy of passport details page
- Evidence of accommodation during your stay in Malawi
- The minor's birth certificate
- The minor's legal guardian's passport page
- Consent letter
If My Application is Rejected, Will I Get A Refund?
Your application is nonrefundable once processed.