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Malawi Joins the e-Visa Application Roll Out

Looking to visit Malawi and need a visa? Skip the hassle of printed documentation and use their online application platform. Malawi’s immigration office is set to introduce an online visa application process on the 1st of November 2019.

Like many African countries who see the value of this digital process, the e-visa portal will allow travellers to fill and submit an application, upload required documents including photos and pay for visa fees.

The e-visa applications will be processed within three working days. Once approved, the e-visa approval letter will be accessible through the applicant’s e-visa account. An access link will also be provided through an instant email notification sent to the applicant’s email address. The e-visa applications must be paid in US$.

This simple application process will support Malawe’s tourism efforts and drive a quicker response time for those planning their trips to these serene Southern African nation.

Cost of the e-Visa
  • Transit visa: US$50 (R730.38)
  • Single-entry: US$75 (R1095.57) (90 days)
  • Multiple-entry for six months: US$150 (R2191.14)
  • Multiple-entry for 12 months: US$250 (R3651.90)

Did you know Malawi has one of the most powerful passports in Africa? Read more.

Miriro Matema
the authorMiriro Matema
Born in Zimbabwe and living in South Africa, Miriro is a seasoned publishing editor and writer, having worked with leading brands in investment, business leadership and entrepreneurship. Passionate about Africa’s development, Miriro is also a dynamic marketing consultant with 10 years experience working with startups and large multinational corporations. With a heart for travel, Miriro spends her time discovering the nooks of crannies of Africa’s hidden gems, taking the roads less travelled, meeting the beautiful people that call Africa home while exploring their food and culture. Miriro is currently a writer with Byolife Travel and Gallivant Africa

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