Malawi Introduces E-Visa

The Immigration Department says the online visa service it is introducing for visitors to Malawi is aimed at improving efficiency in facilitating travel to the country.

According to the National Public Relations Officer for the Malawi Immigration Department, Joseph Chauwa, the service will be launched on the 1st of November, 2019.

“Through the Malawi online visa service, applicants will be able to register and login on the e-visa platform, fill and submit an application, upload supporting documents including applicants photo and pay the visa fees in advance online with a new payment arrangement,” Chauwa said.

He added that the online visa service will also help in increased revenue collection for the country in form of visa fees.

Mr.Chauwa said the E-Visa to Malawi only grants permission to the traveler to enter Malawi within the validity period stipulated, subject to fulfilling other entry requirements.  

(By Madalitso Phiri)

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