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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Malawi
Data Last Updated: September 08, 2020

General Information

Quarantine Required

Malawi has reopened its borders. International commercial passenger flights to and from Malawi resumed following the reopening of Kamuzu International Airport on Sept. 1. 

Travel to Malawi will require a negative coronavirus disease COVID-19 test taken within 10 days prior to arrival in the country and  followed by 14-days of self-isolation.

Travelers who fail to produce a negative COVID-19 test will be denied entry into the country.

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

Face coverings have been advised in public, but are not mandatory. Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. We advise that you contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.

Schools have been closed since 23 March and gatherings of more than 100 people are banned.

The majority of shops, banks and restaurants continue to operate, with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. Hand washing is compulsory before entering shops, banks, restaurants, bars, etc. Face coverings have also been advised in public, but are not mandatory.

Airlines & Transport

International commercial passenger flights to and from Malawi resumed following the reopening of Kamuzu International Airport on Sept. 1st.

Land borders are reportedly open.

Public transport continues to operate throughout Malawi with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place.

Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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Information for Non-Tourists

Entry to Malawi is prohibited except for Malawian nationals and foreign nationals with valid residency visas for Malawi. 

If you’re eligible for entry, you will be tested for COVID-19 on arrival. Passengers will be required to remain at the airport or a testing centre until their COVID-19 test results are known, usually within 24 hours.

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