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Frequently asked Questions to get Visa for Malawi

May I know the reasons why the application is rejected?

The Malawi Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services reserves the right not to give reasons for rejection of any visa application.

How do I receive my e-Visa Approval Letter?

E-Visa approval letters can be accessed through applicant’s e-visa account.  Additionally, an access link is also provided through an instant email notification sent to the applicant’s email address.

Can I contact any Malawi Embassy to check on the status of my e-Visa?

E-Visa applicants can check the status of their applications on the e-Visa web portal.

Do I get a refund if my application is rejected?

E-visa fees are non-refundable.

What is the processing time for Malawi e-Visa?

E-Visa applications are processed  within three (3) working days.

Can I upload picture files of my passport, photo and/or residence permit instead of scans when applying for Malawi e-Visa?

E-Visa applicants must upload scanned documents and not camera captured photos.

When does validity of my e-Visa start? Date of entry or date of issue?

Validity of the e-visa starts from the date of issue.

I have completed my application and payment but T have not received any email confirmations. What should I do?

All concerns and support needs should be communicated to eVisa support team on evisa.support@immigration.gov.mw

If I have more than one passport, can I apply for the Visa using the particulars from the first passport and then travel with the second passport?

E-Visa shall bear particulars of the passport used on application and travelers must use this passport to enter Malawi.

How much will I pay for my eVisa?

·         Transit Visa US$50

·         Single entry US$75

·         Multiple entry for 6 months US$150

·         Multiple entry for 12 months US$250

How do I pay for Malawi e-Visa?

Malawi eVisas must be paid online using Credit or Debt cards.

What currency should I use to pay for Malawi eVisa?

Malawi eVisa applications must be paid in United States Dollars.

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