URGENT: final consular clinics on the 30th November in Durban and in Capetown on the 8th December..................PLEASE NOTE THE MALAWI CONSULATE WILL BE CLOSED DURING THE FESTIVE SEASON


Requirements for Visa application

  • The processing period for all visas is 2-5 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
  • It is advised to apply for the visa in person

Duly completed application form number 27. Download here


The following are the Visa fees:

  • R1300 for single entry
  • R2600 for Multiple entry (6 months)
  • R980 for transit Visas
  • Visa fees are paid in advance before the process starts
  • Payment is made either in cash at the Consulate or via EFT

Please click here to view a complete list of countries that require visas



The Consulate General is open Mondays to Fridays
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: