(A) VISA REQUIREMENTS
1- Invitation Letter from sponsor in Malawi
2- Covering Letter from applicant / company etc.
3- Itinerary & Air Tickets
4- Bank Statements for the last 3 months
5- Hotel Booking
6- Valid Passport for not less than 6 months
7- Two (2) recent passport size photographs
8- Other evidence of sufficient funds
9- Photocopies of Applicant’s Passport
(B) REVISION OF VISA FEES EFFECTIVE DATE 01/10/2011
All are hereby informed that the visa fees to Malawi have been revised by the Government. The revised visa fees will be effective from 1st October 2011 as under:
a- Single Entry Visa - $150.00
b- Multiple Entry Visa (6 months) - $250.00
c- Multiple Entry Visa (12 months) - $300.00
d- Transit Visa - $75.00
Visa certificate letter upto 30 days - $30.00 (valid for thirty days. The certification are issued when visa sticker are out of stock.)
e- Both visa stickers and visa letters CAN ONLY BE OBTAINED AT THE MALAWI HIGH COMMISSION IN DELHI
Note:- Visa certificate letters are issued on condition that prerequisite fees for visa stickers will be paid upon arrival in Malawi.
(C) VISA PROCESSING DURATION
a- Processing period - within three days.
b- Application Submission Timings : 0900 to 1300 hrs Monday to Thursday
c- Visa Fees Deposit Timings : 0900 to 1300 hrs Monday to Thursday
NOTE:- All persons who have legitimate reasons to apply for visas in person or on behalf of others, should ensure that they are conversant with all visa requirements and should be capable of answering relevant questions regarding their applications at the Malawi Embassy.
A potential traveler to Malawi should remember to carry his/her yellow fever vaccination card.
(D) REVISED FEES FOR VARIOUS IMMIGRATION SERVICES
1- Temporary Resident Permit - USD $ 200.00 (Validity of T.R.P. is six (6) months from the expiry of 90 days on
tourist visit in Malawi.)
Note:- A tourist will in this regard be required to continuously be in the country for the whole 90 days before applying for a Temporary Residence Permit.
2- Business Residence Permit - USD $ 3,300.00
3- Temporary Employment Permit / Work Permit- USD $ 400.00
4- Extension of Tourist Permit - USD $ 33.00
5- Restoration of Malawi Citizenship - USD $ 1,320.00
6- Renunciation of Malawi Citizenship - USD $ 70.00
7- Emergency Certificate - USD $ 20.00
(E) Nations whose Nationals Don’t Need Visa When Coming to Malawi
Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Britain, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominca, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives Island, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Northern Ireland, Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Samoa (Western), Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Solomon Island, St. Kitts Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Swaziland, Sweden, San Marino, Spain, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, China (ROC), Taipei, Uganda, United States of America, Zambia, Zimbabwe
ALL OTHER COUNTRIES WHICH ARE NOT LISTED ABOVE ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN VISA WHEN COMING TO MALAWI.