Types of Malawi Visa

Tourist Visa

It is a visa which is strictly issued to persons intending to enter Malawi for visits, residence or business.

Official Visa

It is a visa issued to a person holding an official or a service passport on official business visit to Malawi.

Transit Visa

It is a visa which is strictly issued to persons intending to transit through Malawi within a period of seven days.

Diplomatic Visa

It is a visa which is issued to a person holding a diplomatic passport for official visit or mission to Malawi.

Courtesy Visa

It is a visa issued to a person visiting Malawi with an invitation sent by the Government, but is not entitled to a diplomatic passport. It enables him/her to enter Malawi for the purpose of paying courtesy calls.

 

Note:
»  The above mentioned types of visas can further be classified into single entry, multiple entry and transit entry depending on the nature of the visit.
»  The single entry visa is valid for three months and can be used once upon entry into Malawi.
»  The multiple entry visas are valid for six or twelve months and can be used for multiple entries within the validity period.
»  The transit visa is valid for a period not exceeding seven days and can be used once.