UK passport holders do not require visas in advance for tourist visits to Malawi. Visitors are usually granted 30-day tourist visa for free on arrival which may be renewed up to a maximum of 90 days at the cost of 5,000 Malawi Kwacha. It is recommended that you have a photocopy of your passport and visa with you at all times.
Information on other types of entry requirement and the procedure for longer stays are available to travelers at the Malawi High Commission.
Visitors are not allowed to work as a volunteer, even unpaid, on a tourist visa. For details on entry requirements as a volunteer, contact the Malawi High Commission in London for guidance.
General Entry Requirements:
- UK passport valid for at least six months from the proposed date of entry
- Return ticket
- Sufficient funds
A permit extension application must be submitted prior to its expiration date; although granting for the request is not assured.
Information gathered here are subject to change without prior notice. UK passport holders are advised to contact the Embassy of Malawi for consular assistance and further confirmation:
Malawi High Commission
36 John Street
Telephone: (020) 7421-6010
Fax: (020) 7831-9273