Apply for Visa

How do I apply for a visa?
You can apply in person at our Malawi foreign missions or through a sponsor in Malawi.
What will I need to make my application?
This will depend on which category you are applying for entry under. In all cases you will need to fill in an application form. You will also need the following. »   Valid passport or travel document (for at least 6 months) ( ICAO passport photograph specification, on passport page). »  The visa fee. This can only be paid after approval. See visa fees page on this website . »   Supporting documents relevant to your application.
Where to apply for a visa
You can apply at Malawi’s foreign mission or at our Regional Offices in Mzuzu and Lilongwe and Immigration Headquarters in Blantyre.
What will happen when I make my application?
The visa officer (rephrase) will make a decision using your application form and the supporting documents you have provided. If this is not possible, they may need to interview you. Once a decision is made they will formally notify you.
Can I appeal if you refuse my visa?
You can appeal to the Chief Immigration Officer if your application is rejected . You can get information about appeals from the office which processed your application.
You should not travel to Malawi before a visa has been obtained/issued.