Visas for Malawi

Below you will find the requirements to obtain a visa for Malawi. Once you complete gathering the documents, fill out the paper order form and send it with everything else. If you have questions at any point in the process, click the  and you will be directed to a pop-up page with more information; close that once your question is answered and proceed.


  • Signed Passport with at least six months validity and blank visa pages

  • Two current passport-type photos

  • Two completed and signed applications. Click HERE for the application. Print it two times then fill out and sign all printouts

  • Original Business Letter from company or organization in the U.S. (for Business Visas). This letter must be addressed to the Embassy of Malawi in Washington, DC

  • Invitation from Company or Institution to be visited in Malawi (for Business Visas). This must be addressed to the Embassy of Malawi in Washington, DC

  • Copy of the Malawi sponsor's Residential Status in Malawi (i.e. Permit or Malawi Passport if Malawian)

  • Copy of flight itinerary on Travel Agency letterhead or copy of tickets and hotel reservation information

  • (for Non-US Passport holders) Copy of front and back of Alien Registration Card ("Green Card") or copy of U.S. visa in Passport

Processing Times and Fees:

Processing Type: Service Fee:
Regular Processing — 10 or more Business days: $125 (US Passport)
$150 (non-US Passport)
Rush Processing — 8 - 9 Business days: $175 (US Passport)
$200 (non-US Passport)

Malawi charges: $100 for single-entry visas, valid 30 days, $220 for multiple-entry visas, valid 6 months. Validity determined by Malawi visa officer


Due to price variants, we do not offer online orders for Malawi, please click HERE for our paper order form. Complete all information and ship your documents to the address at the top of the form. Your credit card will be charged once the work is complete and we will include a receipt with your returned passport

American Visa Service - 53 West Jackson - Suite 1226 - Chicago, IL 60604  (312) 922-8860 fax (312)922-7578


Note: Visa documents not in our office by 9:30 a.m. (CST) may be submitted the following business day and/or may be charged additional rush fees to meet a date of departure. We suggest you ship documents by UPS Early AM with signature waived as all other options generally arrive too late for submission. All passport documents will be submitted the day after they are received. AVS is not responsible for deliveries to our office. American Visa Service, Inc. is not responsible for passports lost, delayed or damaged by any government office, Consulate or delivery service. American Visa is not responsible for the websites of other offices nor for problems with those sites. Fees and/or requirements may change with little or no advance notice. All cancelled orders will incur a 10% credit card fee to cover the fees AVS is charged by Visa/MC/Amex to process charges and refunds.