For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa required.

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa required.


Visa is required for the holder of an emergency travel document in transit.


Visas are required, including for holders of an emergency travel document in transit. The validity period of the passport for travel must be 6 months from the date of planned entry. Additionally, there must be two blank pages in the passport when entering the country. Currently, a negative PCR-test result is required to enter or leave the country by plane. Tourists without it will be placed in hospital centres for at least 10 days at their expense.

No social security agreement has been concluded.


HEALTH SITUATION – Travellers visiting Malawi do not require prior vaccination unless they are arriving from a region with the risk of malaria or yellow fever, according to the regulations of the World Health Organization.

SECURITY SITUATION – The usual safety precautions are advised. Thefts are possible, so personal belongings, especially of higher value, should be kept safe, not left in a vehicle even if parked outside a guarded parking lot, or out of sight.

TRANSPORT – In order to drive a motor vehicle, in addition to a national driver's license, it is necessary to have an international driver's license.

OTHER INFORMATION – One should always inquire about the daily situation and avoid unverified places.

Contact information
For consular assistance and protection while in Malawi, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Pretoria (South Africa), which covers Malawi on a non-residential basis, at the following number: 00 27 (0) 12 460 56 26 as well as e-mail address: