Malawi is a landlocked country found in Southeastern Africa, is characterized by highlands split by the Great Rift Valley and enormous Lake Malawi. Lake Malawisshares a border a National Park which is home to a variety of wildlife from colorful fish to baboons with clear waters that is known for famous for boating and diving. Peninsular Cape Maclear recognized for its beach resorts.
MALAWI, LAND OF OPPORTUNITIES
Yellow fever immunization may be needed only by visitors entering from a yellow fever region. Prophylactics should be taken because there is a risk of malaria. Get up to date information from your doctor. There is some risk of contracting bilharzia if bathing in some parts of Lake Malawi but the risk is negligible near the central beach hotels. Infection is moderately easily treated once diagnosed. To get more information about bilharzia in Lake Malawi click here. Malawi is also a high-risk area for AIDS.
As from 1st October 2015, Malawi has introduced new visa requirements to include nationals of those countries where Malawians are required to pay for permits. Please check the tables below k which nationalities need a visa.
Visas for the bulk of nationalities can be obtained on arrival in Malawi only excluding those defined below as having to get them in advance. The professional officers at entry will try to make this process of obtaining a visa as easy as possible it is advised to get the visa before arriving in the country.
For permits to be purchased on arrival it is also better, if possible, to take application information click here to download and the items listed in the conditions below, plus the necessary visa fee in US$ cash:
- Invitation letter (excludes tourists)
- Air ticket/itinerary
- Confirmed Hotel booking
- Three months latest bank statements
- A Valid passport for not less than six months
- Two passport photos
- Covering letter giving full particulars of the planned trip and written by travelers themselves or by their tour operator if one has been used.
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