Conference delegates should contact the Malawi Embassy in your Country of Residence six to eight weeks prior to travelling, to determine if you require a visa in advance.
African countries whose nationals do not require a visa for Malawi include: Botswana, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Other African countries require a visa.
European countries whose nationals do not require a visa for Malawi include: Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom. Other European countries require a visa.
Click here to review the requirements for all countries.
Click here to access a list of Malawi Diplomatic Missions
If you are transiting through other countries to get to Malawi, please check in sufficient time in advance if you require transit visas.
The IST-Africa 2015 Organising Committee can only issue Letters of Invitation for visa purposes to delegates who have completed payment for conference registration.