Notice: Passport requires calling between 1pm to 4pm strictly on working days.


Requirements for Visa application

  • The processing period for all visas is a minimum of 7 working days.
  • Applicant must possess a valid passport with enough blank pages not less than 2.
  • Two Passport size Photos.
  • Duly completed application form Number 27.
  • Proof of mode of transport.
  • Invitation letter from host


Duly completed application form number 27. Download here


The following are the Visa fees:

  • R1200 for single entry
  • R2000 for Multiple entry (6 months)
  • R560 for transit Visas
  • Visa fees are paid only upon approval.



The Consulate General is open Mondays to Fridays
from 9.00a.m. to 4.30p.m. and at these
times for Consular services:

Monday 9.00a.m. to 1.00p.m
Tuesday 9.00a.m. to 1.00p.m
Wednesday Closed for out-of-duty station assignments
Thursday 9.00a.m. to 1.00p.m
Friday 9.00a.m. to 12.00p.m

The Malawi Consulate General is closed on both
South African and Malawian public holidays.


Postal address is:

Box 3881

Physical Address:

4 Dodge Street
Woodmead Ext 4
2157, Sandton.

Telephone numbers:

(+27) 11 234 6424
(+27) 11 234 8577
(+27) 11 234 3938
(+27) 11 803 4919

Fax number: 

(+27) 11 807 7790      

Email address: