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NATIONS WHOSE NATIONALS DO NOT NEED VISA WHEN COMING TO MALAWI

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
BAHAMAS BARBADOS BELIZE BOTSWANA
DOMINICA
FIJI
GAMBIA GRENADA
IRELAND ISRAEL
JAMAICA
KENYA KIRIBATI
LESOTHO
MALAYSIA MAURITIUS MOZAMBIQUE
NAMIBIA NAURU NORTHERN IRELAND
SAMO (WESTERN) SEYCHELLES SOUTH AFRICA ST. KITTS NEVIS ST. LUCIA ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES SWAZILAND
TANZANIA TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO TUVALU
UGANDA
VIRGIN ISLANDS
ZAMBIA ZIMBABWE

NATIONS WHOSE NATIONALS NEED VISA WHEN COMING TO MALAWI

AFGHANISTAN ALBANIA ALGERIA AMERICAN SAMOA ANDORRA ANGOLA ANGUILLA ANTARCTICA ARGENTINA ARMENIA ARUBA ASCENSION ISLAND AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA AZERBAIJAN
BARRAIN BANGLADESH BELARUS BELGIUM BENIN BERMUDA BHUTAN BOLIVIA BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA BOUVET ISLAND BRAZIL BRITAIN BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY BRUNEI BULGARIA BURKINA FASO BURUNDI
CANADA CAMBODIA MANEROON CAPE VERDE CAYMAN ISLAND CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC CHAD CHILE CHINA (ROC) TAIPEI CHRISTMAS ISLAND COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS COLOMBIA COMOROS DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (KINSHASA) CONGO, REPUBLIC OF BRAZAVILLE COOK ISLANDS COSTA RICA IVORY COAST CROATIA CUBA CYPRUS CZECH REPUBLIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA
DENMARK DJIBOUTI DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
EAST TIMOR TIMOR-LESTE ECUADOR EGYPT EL SALVADOR EQUATORIAL GUINEA ERITREA ESTONIA ETHIOPIA
FALKLAND ISLANDS FAROE ISLANDS FINLAND FRANCE FRENCH GUIANA FRENCH METROPOLITAN FRENCH POLYNESIA FRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES
GABON GEORGIA GERMANY GHANA GIBRALTAR GREECE GREENLAND GUADELOUPE GUAM GUYANA GUATEMALA GUERNSEY GUINEA GUINEA-BISSAU
HAITI HEARD AND MC DONALD ISLANDS HOLY SEE HONDURAS HONG KONG HUNGARY
ICELAND INDIA INDONESIA IRAN (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF) IRAQ ISLE OF MAN ITALY
JERSEY JORDAN JAPAN
KAZAKHSTAN KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REP.(NORTH KOREA) KOREA, REPUBLIC OF (SOUTH KOREA) KUWAIT KYRGYZSTAN
LAO, PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC LATVIA LEBANON LIBERIA LIBYA LIECHTENSTEIN LITHUANIA LUXEMBOURG
MADAGASCAR MACAU MACEDONIA, REPUBLIC OF MALI MALDIVE ISLAND MALTA MARSHALL ISLANDS MARTINIQUE MAURITANIA MAYOTTE MEXICO MICRONESIA, FEDERAL STATES OF MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF MONACO MONGOLIA MONTENERGO MONTSERRAT MOROCCO MYANMAR, BURMA
NEPAL NETHERLANDS NETHERLANDS ANTILLES NEW CALEDONIA NEW ZEALAND NICARAGUA NIGER NIGERIA NIUE NORFOLK ISLAND NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
OMAN
PAKISTAN PALAU PALESTINIAN NATIONAL AUTHORITY PANAMA PAPUA NEW GUINEA PARAGUAY PERU PHILIPPINES PITCAIRN ISLAND POLAND PORTUGAL PUERTO RICO
QATAR
REUNION ISLAND ROMANIA RUSSIAN FEDERATION RWANDA
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE SAUDI ARABIA SAN MARINO SENEGAL SERBIA SINGAPORE SIERRA LEONE SLOVAKIA (SLAVAK REPUBLIC) SLOVENIA SRI LANKAN SOLOMON ISLAND SOMALIA SOUTH GEORGIA AND SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS SAINT HELENA SPAIN ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON SUDAN SURINAME SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN ISLANDS SWEDEN SWITZERLAND SYRIA, SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC
TAJIKISTAN THAILAND TIBET TIMOR-LESTE (EAST TIMOR) TONGA TOGO TOKELAU TUNISIA TURKEY TURKMENISTAN TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
UKRAINE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNITED STATES OF AMERICA U.S. MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS URUGUAY UZBEKISTAN
VANUATU VENEZUELA VEITNAM VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)
WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS WESTERN SAHARA
YEMEN
 
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Malawi High Commission
36 John Street
Holborn
London
WC1N 2AT

Tel: +44(0) 20 7421 6010
Fax: +44(0) 20 7831 9273

malawihighcommission@btconnect.com
www.malawihighcommission.co.uk

 
 
 


CONSULAR AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES

VISA FOR MALAWI

From 1 October, 2015, Malawi is implementing a new Visa system. All nationals from countries that require Malawians to pay for visa to enter their countries will require to obtain a visa to enter Malawi.

The Visa for United Kingdom and some countries can be obtained at any port of entry into Malawi or at the Malawi High Commission in London.

For non-UK residents please confirm with the Mission if you are eligible for port-of-entry visa.

Visa can be applied in person or through post and payment by cash/postal orders/bank certified cheque/bank draft.

The following categories of nationals and offices are exempted from the new visa requirements:

  • Nationals from Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries, except Angola.
  • Nationals from the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  • Diplomats and Government Officials.
  • Nationals from all countries that do not require Malawians to pay Visa fees when they travel to such countries.


VISA REQUIREMENTS

VISA applications are received on MONDAY’s only from 10:30am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 3:30pm.

Approved Visas are collected only on THURSDAY’s only from 10:30am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 3:30pm.

The following are required:

  • Valid passport for not less than six months
  • Two passport photos
  • Covering letter
  • Invitation letter (excluding tourists)
  • Air ticket/Itinerary
  • Confirmed Hotel booking
  • Three months latest bank statements

    VISA FEES

    The following fees are applicable only at Visas processed at the Malawi High Commission in London and payable in British Sterling Pound (GBP)

Visa Type Visa Fee (GBP)
Transit Visa (7 days) £50
Single entry (90 days) £65
Multiple Entry (6 months) £145
Multiple entry (12 months) £200

Visa on arrival in Malawi

Visa Type Visa Fee (US$)
Transit $50
Single entry $75
Multiple Entry (6 months) $150
Multiple entry (12 months) $250

MALAWI PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS

* All Applicants should book an appointment in advance for all passport processes. They will be required to come in person to process once the appointment is granted.

* Passports are processed on Tuesdays and Thursdays only and appointments should be made at least 7 days in advance.

Passport renewal for Adults and Children over 10 years

  • Old passport
  • Two passport photos with clear white back ground (size 4.5 x3.5 cm)
  • Marriage/divorce/death certificates for married women who want to change the names
  • Birth certificate and national identity card for those born outside Malawi
  • Fee: £65 (Cash only)


Lost Passport replacement for Adults and Children over 10 years

  • Police report
  • Two passport size photos
  • Copies of the lost passport or previous passports
  • Fee: £70 (cash only)

New Passport application for minors below 10 years (children born within and outside UK)

  • Two passport size photos
  • Birth certificate
  • Adoption letters and legal documents
  • Parent’s passport copies
  • Fee: £60 (cash only)

Lost Passport replacement for minors below 10 years 

  • Two passport size photos
  • Police report
  • Copies of lost passport or previous passports
  • Fee: £60 (cash only)

NOTE: ALL PASSPORTS ARE SENT TO MALAWI FOR PROCESSING. PLEASE ALLOW ENOUGH TIME TO PROCESS YOUR PASSPORTS.

EMERGENCY TRAVEL DOCUMENT

Requirements

  • Covering letter explaining reasons of application
  • Holder of passport whether expired or lost
  • Download the form www.malawihighcommission.co.uk
  • Two passport photos
  • Photocopies of passport
  • Air ticket (confirmed)
  • Fee: £35 (cash only)

Emergency Travel Document for Children

  • Download the form Malawi High Commission website.
  • Two passport size photos
  • Birth certificate
  • Photocopies of parent’s passports
  • Air ticket
  • Fee: £35 (Cash only)

NOTE: PLEASE CALL IN ADVANCE TO CONFIRM THE SERVICE AVAILABITY. IT IS A SAME DAY SERVICE OR CAN BE SENT THROUGH POST.

CITIZENSHIP

RENUNCIATION OF MALAWI CITIZENSHIP - £65

RESTORATION OF MALAWI CITIZENSHIP - £450

REGISTRATION OF CITIZENSHIP BY THIRD GENERATION - £450


APOSTILE: LEGALISATION OF DOCUMENTS-BIRTH/MARRIAGE/DIVORCE/DEATH CERTIFICATES

Requirements

  • Covering letter 
  • Original certificates
  • Copy of current passport
  • Fee: £50 (cash/bank certified cheque/bankdraft/postal order payable to Malawi High Commission)

NOTE: All documents are sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for processing. Allow enough time for the process to be completed.

  

Police clearance (CRB)

Requirements

  • Get fingerprints taken at any local police station and send them with:
  • Covering letter
  • Copy of passport
  • Fee: £184 (cash/bank certified cheque/bankdraft/postal order payable to Malawi High Commission)

NOTE: DOCUMENTS ARE SENT TO MALAWI POLICE HEADQUARTERS IN LILONGWE. ALLOW TIME FOR PROCESSING.

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Registrar General



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