Tourist E-Visa Single Entry to Malawi

Tourist E-Visa Single Entry is a short stay visa that permits the holder to enter Malawi for tourist and leisure purposes only and stay for an approved period of time.

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Tourist E-Visa Single Entry to Malawi

Tourist E-Visa Single Entry is a short stay visa that permits the holder to enter Malawi for tourist and leisure purposes only and stay for an approved period of time.

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To provide information regarding your eligibility & applicable fees, please select your citizenship.

Travel knowledge guidelines about Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi

Malawi is beating faster now, and there is a legendary welcome for those who wish to experience the unrivaled combination of Lake, Landscape, Wildlife & Culture in one of the most beautiful and compact countries in Africa. Described as the 'Warm Heart of Africa,' this unknown jewel on this diverse continent has so much to offer; nature, history, adventure, scenery, and the third-largest lake in Africa, of course. A destination year-round, some even go so far as to describe Malawi as the most beautiful country in sub-Saharan Africa. The Malawi e-Visa is an official document that makes Malawi entry. Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi is for travel participation and friends and family visits.

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The Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi is a short-term visa for leisure travel or tourist purposes offered by the Republic of Malawi.

The following nationalities are eligible for the Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi.


People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo,  Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, and Tunisia.


Laos, Japan, and Macau

Central America

Anguilla, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Sint Maarten, British Virgin Islands, and US Virgin Islands

Central Asia

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Russia, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan


Albania, Lithuania, Andorra, Latvia, Austria, Luxembourg, Malta, Belarus, Liechtenstein, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ireland, Denmark, Holy See, Italy, Estonia, Montenegro, Finland, France, Monaco, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Netherlands, Portugal, Hungary, Iceland, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, and United Kingdom

Middle East

Saudi Arabia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Territory, Qatar, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen

North America

Canada, Bermuda, United Mexican States, and the United States of America


American Samoa, Australia, French Polynesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu

South America

Argentine Republic, French Guiana, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela

South Asia

Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

Southeast Asia

South Korea, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, North Korea, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam

The following nationalities are exemption for the Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi.


Botswana, Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Central America

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago

Middle east



Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, and Tuvalu

Southeast Asia

Hong Kong and Malaysia

The Malawi government charges 52 USD for a Malawi visa fee. Our visa widget will help you to find out the visa cost. A service cost of $10 USD will be additionally charged by us to helping you to acquire your visa.

An application for a Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi can take five days for processing. Applicants are recommended to apply after confirmation of their travel schedule.

A Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi is valid for 90 days from the date of the issue.

Travelers can stay for a maximum of 90 days using a Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi.

The passport of visitors, who are planning to visit Malawi using the Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi, need to have at least six months’ validity and contain two blank pages.

For Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi, it is advisable to carry the following documents with you:

  1. Passport Photo - Recent Photograph
  2. Passport - Passport Copy (Bio Data Page)
  3. Flight Ticket - Return Travel Ticket
  4. Letter from Host - Covering letter from the host in Malawi.
  5. Hotel Reservation - Covering letter from Agent or Accommodation booking.
  6. For Minors - Birth Certificate, Passport Copy (Bio Data Page) of Guardian/ Parent, Form of Consent, and Document Proof of Legal Guardianship (if not the natural parent).

Applicants must upload scanned documents and not camera captured photos.

The applicant can enter Malawi by using the Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi for the following international airports.

  1. Kamuzu International Airport
  2. Chileka International Airport
  3. Mzuzu Airport

No. The Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi must be obtained prior to their entry into Malawi.

During the time of entry into Malawi, travelers must bring a passport and copy of the e-Visa approval letter, as well as the support documents listed. Traveling without the stated documents could lead to refusal of entry to Malawi.

Yes. All travelers, including children, need to lodge a separate e-visa application with their passport and all their passports must be valid for at least the next 6 months after the date of arrival in Malawi.  

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No. A Tourist E-Visa Single Entry Malawi is not valid for employment. You must apply for a regular work visa to engage in employment in Malawi.

Travelers with dual or multiple nationalities must choose the nationality and passport, which is eligible for them to obtain a Malawi visa.

Yes, Travelers applying for a Malawi visa can apply while living in another country. However, they must register using the qualifying country’s passport.

No. If you do not have a valid passport from a qualifying country with a validity of at least six months, you cannot apply online for a Malawi visa.

No. The applicant will receive an electronic visa via email, which does not require anything to be stamped before travel. The applicant should keep their e-Visa with them either as a soft copy or as a hardcopy and bring it with them to the port of entry.

The visitor is entertained to engage in only for a Family visit and Tourism purposes using a Malawi visa.

The applicant must clarify travel intentions by including the details of the Malawi contact person, Return Travel Ticket and Hotel Booking with Malawi visa application for Malawi visas.

No, the applicant need not visit Malawi Embassy or consulate. Click2Visas will give you the E-Visa approved letter via the e-mail address issued by the applicant for a Malawi visa.

No.  Only nationals of qualifying countries may apply for a Malawi visa. Please use our visa widget to verify whether you are a Malawi visa qualifier.

Yes, before traveling, all travelers must have a valid Malawi visa.

No, the validity period of the Malawi visa begins from the date specified on their application. The traveler can enter Malawi on any date within this period.

No. The Malawi visa is simply an authorization to travel. It is up to the Malawi immigration authority to allow a traveler to enter Malawi upon arrival.