Malawi Visa: How Long Can I Stay in Malawi?

Malawi Visa: How Long Can I Stay in Malawi?

iVisa | Updated on Jan 21, 2020

Traveling to another country is stressful and so often it can seem like the trip just didn't last long enough. But when you visit Malawi, you are allowed to stay for a maximum of 30 days Per Entry, giving you lots of time to explore all that Malawi has to offer. This maximum stay is offered to holders of a valid Malawi visa and can be extended!


But the length of your stay isn't the only aspect of the trip to take into consideration. Check out the Frequently Asked Questions section below to learn more about e-visa guidelines and the application process for travel to Malawi!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who Needs to Apply for a Visa?

There are 33 countries whose citizens have visa free-access to Malawi. Don't see your country listed? Then you live in a country whose citizens are required to have a visa to enter the country. Start your application here!

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Botswana
  • Dominica
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Grenada
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Israel
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Northern Ireland
  • Samoa (Western)
  • Seychelles
  • South Africa
  • St. Kitts Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

How Long Is My Malawi e-Visa Valid For?

Malawi e-visas are valid for a period of 90 days after issued.

Is Multiple Entry Included with My e-Visa?

The Malawi e-visa allows a Single Entry.

What Are My Pricing Options?

You have three pricing options. Each option is dependent on the processing speed you choose to submit your e-visa application. The prices listed for the processing speeds below include the visa and processing fees:

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

How Long Do I Have to Wait for My Application to be Processed?

A Malawi e-visa application can be processed in three different speeds:

  • 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

What Documents Am I Required to Submit for My Application?

When you are in the process of filling out your e-visa application, you will be asked to scan in several documents and then upload them to the application before you submit it for approval:

  • 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 be required to submit additional documentation:

  • The minor's birth certificate
  • The minor's legal guardian's passport page
  • Consent letter

Do I need a Visa if I Am In-Transit?

It depends. Every person from a country that is not approved for visa-free entry to Malawi is required to have a visa, even in-transit travelers. In-transit travelers who are approved for visa-free entry need not apply for a visa.

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