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Malawi Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services

Our Vision

  • Well Managed Migration for Malawi

Our Mission

  • To provide sound migration management and achieve timely issuance of relevant documents to eligible persons for national security and socio-economic development.

The Department exist to do the following:

  • To control people entering and leaving the country in order to uphold the security of the state
  • To issue Travel documents to eligible people in accordance with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)
  • To process and issue Malawi Citizenship, Residence and Work Permits, and Visas in accordance with the existing policies; and
  • To monitor, track, apprehend, deport and repatriate illegal immigrants in order to promote security of the country and safeguard jobs for natives