Transit E-Visa to Malawi

Transit E-Visa is a document that shows that a traveller is allowed to pass through Malawi. If you do not leave the airport, transit visa may not required.

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Transit E-Visa to Malawi

Transit E-Visa is a document that shows that a traveller is allowed to pass through Malawi. If you do not leave the airport, transit visa may not required.

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Important facts on Transit E-Visa Malawi

Malawi e-Visa is an official entry-level portal on Malawi. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship in Malawi launched electronic visas for nationals of more than 200 countries in November 2019. This eVisa lets travelers into the country for different purposes. Travelers using the eVisa system apply online and pay a fee, and then collect their electronic visa via email before traveling to Malawi. Yeah, that is so easy. The eVisa is an official document that allows you to enter and travel within Malawi. After filling out the application form with the required details, applicants will obtain their visas via email, and once the online credit card payment is completed/verified.

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Transit E-Visa Malawi can be applied online. This can only be used by travelers for transit purposes. You don't have to send any embassy your passport, because we only need a digital copy.

The following nationalities are eligible for the Transit E-Visa Malawi:

Africa

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

Asia

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.

Europe

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, the United Mexican States, and the United States of America.

Oceania

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 Transit E-Visa Malawi: Israel (Middle East).

Africa

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

Central America

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

Oceania

Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, and Tuvalu.

Southeast Asia

Hong Kong and Malaysia.

The Malawi government charges 52 USD for a Malawi Visa Charge. 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 Transit E-Visa Malawi can take five days for processing. Applicants are recommended to apply after confirmation of their travel schedule.

A Transit E-Visa Malawi is valid for seven days from the date of the issue.

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

For Transit E-Visa 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. Residence Permit /Visa for Destination Country.
  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).
  7. Applicants must upload scanned documents and not camera captured photos.

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

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

No. The Transit E-Visa 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. Children traveling with their parents also need to apply for a separate Malawi Transit E-Visa with their passport, and their passport should be valid for at least the next six months at the time of application. No visa fee for underage children will be paid.

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No, with a Malawi Transit E-Visa for US citizens, travelers are not allowed to establish residence in Malawi or to carry out any paying work.

Travelers with dual or multiple nationalities must choose the nationality and passport, which is eligible for them to obtain a Malawi Transit E-Visa for US citizens.

Yes, Travelers applying for a Malawi Transit E-Visa for US citizens can apply while living in another country. However, they have to 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 Transit E-Visa for US citizens.

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 hard copy and bring it with them to the port of entry.

The visitor is entertained to engage in only for transit purposes using a Malawi Transit E-Visa for US citizens.

The applicant must provide the Visa for the destination country by using Malawi Transit E-Visa for US citizens.

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 Transit E-Visa for US citizens.

No.  Only nationals of qualifying countries may apply for a Malawi visa from the USA. Please use our visa widget to verify whether you are a Malawi Transit E-Visa for US citizens qualifier.

Yes, before traveling, all travelers must have a valid Malawi Transit E-Visa for US citizens.

Yes, a Malawi Transit E-Visa for US citizens is valid within seven days from the date of the issue.

No. The Malawi Transit E-Visa for US citizens is simply an authorization to travel. It is up to the Malawi immigration authority to allow a traveler to enter Malawi upon arrival.