President Lazarus Chakwera has taken a powerful drive to spice up tourism within the nation by lifting entry visa charges for travellers from over 79 nations internationally.
Among the nations embody Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Jamaica, New Zealand, the UK, Israel and america of America.
This comes because the Malawi authorities has amended the Immigration Act on visa necessities for entry into Malawi for nationals of varied nations.
The Malawi Gazette Complement, signed by Minister of Homeland Safety,
Ken Zikhal̸e Ng’oma, efficient February 7, particularly Authorities Discover No. 6,
outlines adjustments to visa necessities for entry into Malawi for nationals of varied nations, with exceptions for sure teams akin to diplomats and authorities officers, and nations which have mutual change agreements for a number of entry visas with Malawi.
Moreover, nationals from the Southern African Growth Group (SADC) and the Widespread Marketplace for Japanese and Southern Africa (COMESA) are exempt from visa necessities.
This excludes nations that impose visa necessities on Malawian residents.
Holders of particular Laissez-Passer paperwork, issued by organisations such because the United Nations (UN), African Union (AU), and African Growth Financial institution (ADB), are exempt whereas on official enterprise.
In accordance with the brand new visa preparations, the validity of a number of entry visas in Malawi is as much as 6 months and 12 months.