If you are traveling to Malawi and are not from a country that has been sanctioned for visa-free entry, you will need to apply for a visa. The e-visa for Malawi allows approved applicants a Single Entry to the country. This applies to all holders of an e-visa, which is valid for a max stay of 30 days Per Entry in Malawi.
Looking for more information about the Malawi e-visa? Keep reading! We've compiled a few of the most frequently asked questions about Malawi e-visas for you below. If you want to start the application, you can do so by clicking here.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What Is an e-Visa?
An e-visa is a digital visa that is regarded as an official travel document. E-visas have gained popularity in recent years as a viable alternative to the traditional visa. In fact, some countries no longer offer traditional visas!
What Time Restraints Does the e-Visa for Malawi Have?
A Malawi e-visa grants a max stay of 30 days Per Entry. Additionally, your Malawi e-visa will expire 90 days after issued.
Do I Need to Have My Passport?
Yes. All travelers to Malawi must have their passport. This applies to visa holders as well as those from visa-free countries. Children are also not exempt from this rule.
Can I Use My e-Visa for Multiple Entries?
Your Malawi e-visa allows Single Entry.
I Don't Have Visa Free Access to Malawi and Need a Visa. How Much Am I Going to Pay for My e-Visa?
The e-visa application will prompt all applicants to choose a processing speed, of which there are three: standard, rush, and super rush. Each processing speed is a different price. The prices listed below for each processing speed include the visa and processing fees.
- Standard: USD 77.00
- Rush: USD 102.00
- Super Rush: USD 127.00
When Will My Application Be Processed?
As stated in the question above, you will be able to choose from three processing speeds when applying for your Malawi e-visa:
- Standard Processing: Application will be processed in 8 days
- Rush Processing: Application will be processed in 7 days
- Super Rush Processing: Application will be processed in 5 days
Do I Need a Visa?
Malawi grants people from certain countries access to their country without requiring them to have a visa. Anyone not from the countries listed below can apply for their e-visa here.
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Hong Kong, China
- Northern Ireland
- Samoa (Western)
- South Africa
- St. Kitts Nevis
- St. Lucia
- St. Vincent and the Grenadines
- Trinidad and Tobago
How Many Documents Does the Application Ask For?
The Malawi e-visa application keeps it simple and only asks you for:
- A Photo
- A copy of your passport details page
- Evidence of accommodation during your stay in Malawi
If the application is for a minor, you will also need:
- The minor's birth certificate
- The minor's legal guardian's passport page
- Consent letter