Visa Information

To apply for a Visa, the Passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of intended departure.

Visas are required nationalities of all countries except the following:

CATEGORY A:

 

NATIONS WHOSE NATIONALS DO NOT NEED VISA WHEN COMING TO MALAWI


A

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

 

B

BAHAMAS

BARBADOS

BELIZE

BOTSWANA

 

D

DOMINICA

 

F

FIJI

 

G

GAMBIA

GRENADA

 

H

HONG KONG

 

I

IRELAND

ISRAEL

J

JAMAICA

 

K

KENYA

KIRIBATI

 

L

LESOTHO

 

M

MALAYSIA

MAURITIUS

MOZAMBIQUE

 

N

NAMIBIA

NAURU

NORTHERN IRELAND

 

S

SAMO (WESTERN)

SEYCHELLES

SOUTH AFRICA

ST. KITTS NEVIS

ST. LUCIA

ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

SWAZILAND

 

T

TANZANIA

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

TUVALU

 

U

UGANDA

 

V

VIRGIN ISLANDS (BRITISH)

 

Z

ZAMBIA

ZIMBABWE

 

- Holders of United Nations Laissez- Passer whilst on U.N. official business;

- Holders of African Union Laissez- Passer whilst on official A.U. business;

- Holders of Africa Development Bank Laissez- Passer whilst on official A.D.B. business;

- Holders of International Red Locust Control Organization for Central and Southern Africa Laissez- Passer whilst on official I.R.L.C.O. business;

- Holders of Preferential Trade Area Laissez- Passer whilst on official P.T.A. business;

-Nationals from Southern Africa Development Community Countries, except Angola;

- Nationals from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Countries

 

CATEGORY B:

 

NATIONS WHOSE NATIONALS NEED VISA WHEN COMING TO MALAWI

A

AFGHANISTAN

ALBANIA

ALGERIA

AMERICAN SAMOA

ANDORRA

ANGOLA

ANGUILLA

ANTARCTICA

ARGENTINA

ARMENIA

ARUBA

ASCENSION ISLAND

AUSTRALIA

AUSTRIA

AZERBAIJAN

 

B

BARRAIN

BANGLADESH

BELARUS

BELGIUM

BENIN

BERMUDA

BHUTAN

BOLIVIA

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

BOUVET ISLAND

BRAZIL

BRITAIN

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY

BRUNEI

BULGARIA

BURKINA FASO

BURUNDI

 

C

CANADA

CAMBODIA

MANEROON

CAPE VERDE

CAYMAN ISLAND

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

CHAD

CHILE

CHINA (ROC) TAIPEI

CHRISTMAS ISLAND

COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS

COLOMBIA

COMOROS

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (KINSHASA)

CONGO, REPUBLIC OF BRAZAVILLE

COOK ISLANDS

COSTA RICA

IVORY COAST

CROATIA

CUBA

CYPRUS

CZECH REPUBLIC

PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

 

D

DENMARK

DJIBOUTI

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

 

E

EAST TIMOR TIMOR-LESTE

ECUADOR

EGYPT

EL SALVADOR

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

ERITREA

ESTONIA

ETHIOPIA

 

F

FALKLAND ISLANDS

FAROE ISLANDS

FINLAND

FRANCE

FRENCH GUIANA

FRENCH METROPOLITAN

FRENCH POLYNESIA

FRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES

 

G

GABON

GEORGIA

GERMANY

GHANA

GIBRALTAR

GREECE

GREENLAND

GUADELOUPE

GUAM

GUYANA

GUATEMALA

GUERNSEY

GUINEA

GUINEA-BISSAU

 

H

HAITI

HEARD AND MC DONALD ISLANDS

HOLY SEE

HONDURAS

HUNGARY

 

I

ICELAND

INDIA

INDONESIA

IRAN (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF)

IRAQ

ISLE OF MAN

ITALY

 

J

JERSEY

JORDAN

 

K

KAZAKHSTAN

KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REP.(NORTH KOREA)

KOREA, REPUBLIC OF (SOUTH KOREA)

KUWAIT

KYRGYZSTAN

 

L

LAO, PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

LATVIA

LEBANON

LIBERIA

LIBYA

LIECHTENSTEIN

LITHUANIA

LUXEMBOURG

 

M

MADAGASCAR

MACAU

MACEDONIA, REPUBLIC OF

MALI

MALDIVE ISLAND

MALTA

MARSHALL ISLANDS

MARTINIQUE

MAURITANIA

MAYOTTE

MEXICO

MICRONESIA,FEDERAL STATES

MOLDOVA,REPUBLIC OF

MONACO

MONGOLIA

MONTENERGO

MONTSERRAT

MOROCCO

MYANMAR, BURMA

 

N

NEPAL

NETHERLANDS

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES

NEW CALEDONIA

NEW ZEALAND

NICARAGUA

NIGER

NIGERIA

NIUE

NORFOLK ISLAND

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

NORWAY

 

O

OMAN

 

P

PAKISTAN

PALAU

PALESTINIAN NATIONAL AUTHORITY

PANAMA

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

PARAGUAY

PERU

PHILIPPINES

PITCAIRN ISLAND

POLAND

PORTUGAL

PUERTO RICO

 

Q

QATAR

 

R

REUNION ISLAND

ROMANIA

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

RWANDA

 

S

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE

SAUDI ARABIA

SAN MARINO

SENEGAL

SERBIA

SINGAPORE

SIERRA LEONE

SLOVAKIA (SLAVAK REPUBLIC)

SLOVENIA

SRI LANKAN

SOLOMON ISLAND

SOMALIA

SOUTH GEORGIA AND SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS

SAINT HELENA

SPAIN

ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON

SUDAN

SURINAME

SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN ISLANDS

SWEDEN

SWITZERLAND

SYRIA, SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

 

T

TAJIKISTAN

THAILAND

TIBET

TIMOR-LESTE (EAST TIMOR)

TONGA

TOGO

TOKELAU

TUNISIA

TURKEY

TURKMENISTAN

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS

 

U

UKRAINE

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

U.S. MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS

URUGUAY

UZBEKISTAN

 

V

VANUATU

VENEZUELA

VEITNAM

VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)

 

W

WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS

WESTERN SAHARA

 

Y

YEMEN

 

NOTE: Visitors on a visitors’ permit, can extend their stay to a maximum of 90 days upon payment of a prescribed fee for every 30days extension.