Malawi cancels visas for 47 countries
12.02.2024 Malawi   15
Malawi cancels visas for 47 countries

As more African countries open their borders, on February 7, the government of Malawi published a list of countries that will not require a visa to enter the country.

The new list includes SADC and Comesa citizens, as well as ordinary diplomatic passport holders, who are already exempt from paying the fee, Voyages Afriq reports.

The bulletin lists 47 new countries exempt from visas for travel to Malawi: Antigua and Barbuda; Australia; Bahamas; Barbados; Belgium; Belize Papua; Brunei Samoa (western part); Canada; China; Cyprus; Dominica; Fiji; Finland; France; Gambia; Germany; Ghana; Grenada and Guyana; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Kiribati; Malaysia; Maldives; Malta; Nauru; Netherlands; New Guinea; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Russia; Sierra Leone; Singapore; Solomon islands; Sri Lanka; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sweden; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tuvalu; Great Britain; and the US.

“This is nothing less than a bold leap towards a brighter future... This monumental decision is not just about visas; It is about unlocking the untapped potential of our beloved Malawi and inviting the world to experience its wonders first hand,” commented Vera Kamtukule, Malawi’s Minister of Tourism, on her official Facebook page.