Malawi visa requirements for Ghanaians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Ghanaians visiting Malawi

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Malawian Visa.


  • A valid passport.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs taken in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Copy of return flight ticket
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.

Malawi Visa for Ghanaians

Facts about Malawi


Malawi is known as the “Warm Heart of Africa”, this is because of the world-class friendliness of the people. The plethora of activities available for tourists to engage in makes the country one of the best places to visit in Africa. The enormous Lake Malawi is a popular destination for watersports, diving, snorkeling, and kayaking. The country also has national parks and game reserves where tourists can visit to watch the vast array of wildlife in the country. Wildlife animals which can be seen in the various game reserves include lions, zebras, leopards, elephants, and sea eagles. Zomba Plateau and the 3,002-tall Mount Mulanje, the highest peak in the country, are ideal trekking destinations for tourists.
 
The tourism industry in Malawi suffered a setback in the 1980s as a result of the economic recession suffered by South Africa, where most tourists come from, and the destabilization of Zimbabwe. In recent years, there has been an upturn in fortunes, the number of tourists’ visits have been on the rise. The tourism industry contributed 4.5% of the national GDP and 3.8% of the labor force.
 
Buying, selling, killing, or capturing of any protected wild animal or trading its parts without a license is considered a great offense. Anyone caught breaking this rule will be severely punished. Homosexuality is illegal in Malawi; foreigners should completely desist from such acts.
 
Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Botswana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Namibia, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe can visit Malawi for up to 90 days without a visa.

Types of Malawi Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 3 - 7 working days 90 days
Business visa 3 - 7 working days 90 days

General Requirements for Malawi Visa


  • A valid passport.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs taken in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Copy of return flight ticket
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.

Malawi Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

75.00 (USD)

Business visa

75.00 (USD)

Malawi Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Ghana


Location

Address

Addis Ababa

Address: Corner Sunshine/Maani, Addis Ababa - Ethiopia

Email: malemb@ethionet.et - malemb@telecom.net.et

Phone: +251-116-620-295

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the currency used in Malawi??
The Malawian kwacha is the official currency of Malawi.

Where is Malawi located??
Malawi is a landlocked country located in southeast Africa.

Is Malawi a rich country??
Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world. According to the 1998 census, 78 percent of the economically-active population were subsistence farmers.

What is the capital of Malawi??
Lilongwe is the capital of Malawi and also its largest city.