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NOTICE
VISA APPLICATIONS SCHEDULE

The general public is hereby informed that with effect from 4th May 2017, the appended schedule for Visa submission and collection will be followed:-

DAY TIME VISA APPLICATION
MONDAY 10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
02:00 P.M. - 03:00 P.M.
SUBMISSION ONLY
With required documents
TUESDAY 10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
02:00 P.M. - 03:00 P.M.
COLLECTION ONLY
WEDNESDAY 10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
02:00 P.M. - 03:00 P.M.
SUBMISSION ONLY
With required documents
THURSDAY 10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
02:00 P.M. - 03:00 P.M.
COLLECTION ONLY
FRIDAY NO VISA APPLICATION WIL BE PROCESSED

Applicants are requested to submit their visa applications on the dates stated above. Applicants are further requested to check with the Consular officer of the Malawi High Commission in New Delhi on the status of their visa application on the following day after submission of application. Please note that requisite fees are only payable after approval is granted.

In case of any of the submission or collection of visa day stipulated above falling on a holiday, the next working day will be the day for submission/collection of visa.

In order to allow for adequate time for visa processing, it is advisable that all visa applications are submitted one week, prior to travelling.

Patrick Mphepo
Chargé d'affaires
04-05-2017

(A) VISA APPLICATION 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) VISA FEES EFFECTIVE FROM 01/10/2011

The general public is hereby informed that the visa fees to Malawi have been revised by the Government. The revised visa fees were 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 Time: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Monday and Wednesday

c- Visa Fees Deposit Time: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Monday and Wednesday

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.

Any visitor 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, Dominica, 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

NOTE:
ALL OTHER COUNTRIES WHICH ARE NOT LISTED ABOVE ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN VISA WHEN COMING TO MALAWI.

PRESS RELEASE UPDATE ON VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR MALAWI

The Malawi Immigration Department would like to inform those intending to travel to Malawi, the Airlines, and all Stakeholders that with effect from 9th September 2016, Entry Visa issuance will be implemented in three-fold as approved by the Malawi Government.

CATEGORY 1

COUNTRIES THAT REQUIRE A VISA IN ADVANCE, OR PRIOR AUTHORISTION

01. Afghanistan 26. Niger
02. Algeria 27. Nepal
03. Angola 28. Oman
04. Bangladesh 29. Pakistan
05. Burkina Faso 30. Palestinian National Authority
06. Burundi 31. Qatar
07. Central Africa Republic 32. Russia
08. Cameroon 33. Rwanda
09. Chad 34. Senegal
10. China 35. Somalia
11. Colombia 36. Syria
12. Cuba 37. Sudan
13. Democratic Republic of Congo 38. South Sudan
14. Djibouti 39. Tajikistan
15. Egypt 40. Togo
16. Ethiopia 41. Tunisia
17. Eritrea 42. Turkey
18. Ghana 43. Turkmenistan
19. India 44. Ukraine
20. Iraq 45. Uzbekistan
21. Iran 46. United Arab Emirates
22. Kazakhstan 47. Yemen
23. Lebanon  
24. Mauritania  
25. Morocco  

CATEGORY 2

COUNTRIES THAT CAN OBTAIN A VISA ON ARRIVAL, WITHOUT PRIOR AUTHORISATION

01. Albania 75. Kyrgyzstan
02. American Samoa 76. Kuwait
03. Andorra 77. Lao, People’s Democratic
04. Anguilla 78. Latvia
05. Antarctica 79. Lithuania
06. Argentina 80. Luxembourg
07. Armenia 81. Liechtenstein
08. Aruba 82. Madagascar
09. Ascension Island 83. Macau
10. Australia 84. Macedonia
11. Austria 85. Malta Island
12. Azerbaijan 86. Marshall Island
13. Bahrain 87. Maldives Island
14. Belarus 88. Martinique
15. Belgium 89. Mexico
16. Benin 90. Mayotte
17. Bermuda 91. Montenegro
18. Bhutan 92. Micronesia
19. Bolivia 93. Myanmar Burma
20. Bosnia and Herzegovina 94. Mongolia
21. British Indian Ocean Territory 95. Montserrat
22. Brunei 96. Minor outlying Islands
23. Bulgaria 97. Netherlands
24. Canada 98. Netherland Antilles
25. Cambodia 99. Northern Mariana Island
26. Cape Verde 100. New Caledonia
27. Cayman Island 101. New Zealand
28. Chile 102. Nicaragua
29. China (ROC) Taipei 103. Norfolk Island
30. Christmas Island 104. Niue
31. Cocos (Keeling) Island 105. Paraguay
32. Colombia 106. Peru
33. Congo, Republic of Brazzaville 107. Panama
34. Cook Island Republic (North Korea) 108. Palau
35. Costa Rica 109. Philippines
36. Cyprus 110. Puerto Rico
37. Czech Republic 111. Portugal
38. Columbia 112. Poland
39. Dominican Republic 113. Papua New Guinea
40. Denmark 114. Pitcairn Island
41. Ecuador 115. Romania
42. Estonia 116. Reunion Island
43. East Timor Timor - Leste 117. Suriname
44. Farore Island 118. Svalbard and Jan Mayen
45. Falkland Island 119. Sweden
46. Finland 120. Switzerland Tonga
47. France 121. Saudi Arabia
48. French Guiana 122. San Marino
49. French Metropolitan  123. Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
50. French Polynesia 124. Slovenia
51. French Southern Territories 125. Solomon Island
52. Gabon 126. South Georgia and south Sandwich Island
53. Georgia 127. Sao Tome and Principle
54. Germany 128. Spain
55. Gibraltar 129. St. Pierre and Miquelon
56. Greece 130. Saint Helena
57. Greenland 131. Tokelau
58. Guinea –Bissau 132. Turks and Caicos Islands
59. Guadeloupe 133. United Arab Emirates 
60. Guyana 134. United States of America
61. Guatemala 135. U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
62. Guernsey 136. Uruguay
63. Guinea 137. Vanuatu
64. Haiti 138. Venezuela
65. Heard and McDonald Island 139. Vietnam
66. Holy Sea 140. Virgin Islands (U.S.)
67. Honduras 141. Wallis and Futuna
68. Hungary 142. Western Sahara
69. Isle of Man 143. Qatar
70. Italy  
71. Japan  
72. Jersey  
73. Jordan  
74. Korea Democratic People’  

CATEGORY 3

COUNTRIES THAT DO NOT REQUIRE A VISA AND INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE ISSUED WITH A GRATIS VISA TO ENTER MALAWI

a. Nationals from the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries, except for those countries that subject Malawians to visa within SADC;

b. Nationals from Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) countries, except for those countries that subject Malawians to visa within COMESA;

c. Names of the countries that do not require an Entry Visa to Malawi:

01. Antigua and Barbuda 21. Samoa (Western)
02. Bahamas 22. Seychelles
03. Belize 23. South Africa
04. Botswana 24. St. Kitts Nevis
05. Dominica 25. St. Lucia
06. Fiji 26. St. Vincent and the Grenadines
07. Gambia 27. Swaziland
08. Grenada 28. Tanzania
09. Hong Kong 29. Trinidad and Tobago
10. Israel 30. Tuvalu
11. Jamaica 31. Uganda
12. Kenya 32. Zambia
13. Kiribati 33. Zimbabwe
14. Lesotho  
15. Malaysia  
16. Mauritius  
17. Mozambique  
18. Namibia  
19. Nauru  
20. Northern Ireland  

The visitor is issued with a maximum of 30 days Visitor's Permit on the port of entry which can be extended up to a maximum of 90 days. Therefore, please take a note that a visa is just an authority to enter, whereas the visitor's permit determines the visitor's duration of stay.

For more information you may visit the Malawi Immigration website at www.immigration.gov.mw

or send your enquiries directly to permitcounter@gmail.com

or you may contact:

Joseph Mtumodzi Chauwa (National Public Relation Officer),
Immigration Headquarters,
P.O. Box 331, Blantyre,
Malawi Mobile no.: +265(0)999271885/ +265(0)881212123
Office: +265(0)1831791
Emails: chauwajoseph@yahoo.com
            jchauwa@immigration.gov.mw

 
   Consular News
 

New Malawi Passport Deadline
This is to remind Malawi nationals in India that the deadline for Malawians to replace their passports with a new one will expire on 31 July 2011. All Malawi nationals who have not yet submitted their passports for renewal and are residing in India are requested to contact the Consular Department of the Malawi High Commission in New Delhi as soon as possible. Once the application for a new passport is submitted, the Consular Department will take finger prints of the applicant. The applicant will be required to fill forms and pay requisite fees. This information will be couriered to Immigration Department in Malawi where a new passport will be processed. After processing the new passport will be issued and sent to the applicant in India through the Malawi High Commission.

 
Table of fees for New Passport
FEES FOR NEW PASSPORT,
PROCESSED NORMALY
NORMAL
PROCESS
FEES
(K)
DURATION
(Days)
ORDINARY PASSPORT K15,100.00 20 Days
TEMPORARY PASSPORT K5,000.00 20 Days
ORDINARY PASSPORT FOR MINORS/OR CHILDREN UNDER 10 YEARS 10 years K10,100.00 20 Days
DIPLOMATIC PASSPORT K30,100.00 --
SERVICE PASSPORT   K18,100.00 --
FEES FOR REPLACEMENT, UPON EXPIRY OR
DAMAGED
EXPRESS
PROCESS
FEES DURATION
ORDINARY PASSPORT Express K35,100.00 2 Days
TEMPORARY PASSPORT -- K5,100.00 2 Days
ORDINARY PASSPORT FOR MINORS/OR CHILDREN UNDER 10 YEARS -- K25,100.00 2 Days
DIPLOMATIC PASSPORT -- K30,100.00 --
SERVICE PASSPORT -- K18,100.00 --
FEES FOR LOST PASSPORTS URGENT PROCESS URGENT
PROCESS
FEES DURATION
ORDINARY PASSPORT Urgent  K25,100.00  
TEMPORARY PASSPORT -- K5,100.00  
ORDINARY PASSPORT FOR MINORS/OR CHILDREN UNDER 10 YEARS -- K15,100.00  
DIPLOMATIC PASSPORT --  
SERVICE PASSPORT --    
FEES FOR LOST PASSPORTS BY NORMAL PROCESS PROCESS FEES DURATION
ORDINARY PASSPORT Normal
Process
K16,600.00 5 Days
TEMPORARY PASSPORT -- K6,600.00  
 
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