Entry Visas are necessary for all visitors to Malawi. From 1 October, 2015, Malawi is implementing a new Visa System where some countries which did not need a Visa before are now required to have an entry visa except those entering for official goverment business.

Citizens of Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia, and the Phillpines do not need Visa before arrival in Malawi and can obtain VISA on arrival as indicated in this document

In case prior VISA is required, Nationals of Japan, Australia, Brunei, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, and South Korea, can obtain visa upon application through the Malawi Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.

Download the VISA Application form here.

  • VISA - Online Application

    To apply for VISA to enter malawi, please complete the application form online here and all application requirements as stated on the application page

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  • Passport

    Passport application forms can be obtained from any Immigration office. For those outside Malawi, passport application forms can be obtained from the nearest Malawi foreign missions. more info

  • Immigration

    Those wishing to have extended stays in Malawi may apply for temporary residence permits in Malawi, through the Chief Immigration Office

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