The information provided should be used as a guideline only

Dialling Code (00265) Contact Details
Malawi High Commission  

Tel: 012 430 990 

Email: highcommalai@telkomsa.net

Malawi Consulate   Tel: +27 (011) 803-4919
Tourist Office   Tel: +27 (011) 234-8577 / 8
Website: www.visitmalawi.mw

Visas are not required by SA passport holders.

For more information regarding food restrictions, passports/visa and pet travel enquiries, please contact the consulate/embassy – contact details above.

Health Requirements Compulsory Vaccinations None
  Recommended Vaccinations

Hepatitis A & B





  Precautions Malaria risk
Documents Required

Valid passport of the driver

Certified copy of vehicle registration papers in the name of the driver

Letter of authority from the registered owner if the vehicle is not owned by the driver

If vehicle is still being financed, carry a letter of authority from the bank (must include dates of travel) together with the vehicle license papers.   

Third-Party Insurance: Compulsory – obtained at the border post

Red Warning Triangles: Required

Carnet de Passage: Recommended. Application forms can be downloaded here

ZA Sticker: Available at any AA Accredited Sales Agent store

AA Club Automobile Association of Malawi

Next to Old Town Mall, Lilongwe, Malawi

Caz Cranko

+265 1 750 245

+265 999 447 447 (24/7 Breakdown)



Currency Kwacha (MWK)