Visa Application Process

How do I apply for a visa?

You can apply in person at our foriegn missions or through a sponsor at Malawi.

What will I need to make my application?

You will need to fill an application form (download here ). In addition, you will need the following supporting documents depending on the reason for your visit:

1. Tourist Visit

» Valid passport or travel document (for at least 6 months from the date of application)
» Letter of invitation
» Letter of sponsor
» Return or onward travel ticket
» Evidence of sufficient funds
» Sponsor’s evidence of legal residence

2. Joining Spouse

» Valid passport or travel document (for at least 6 months from the date of application)
» Letter of invitation from the spouse
» Evidence of sufficient funds
» Spouse’s evidence of legal residence

3. Business Visit

» Valid passport or travel document (for at least 6 months from the date of application)
» Letter of invitation
» Letter of sponsor
» Return or onward travel ticket
» Evidence of sufficient funds
» Sponsor’s evidence of legal residence

4. Official Visit

» Valid passport or travel document (for at least 6 months from the date of application)
» Letter of invitation
» Letter of sponsor
» Return or onward travel ticket

Can I appeal if you refuse my visa?

You can appeal if your application is rejected. You can get information about appeals from the office which processed your application.

 

Note: You should not travel to Malawi before a visa has been obtained/ issued.