His Excellency, Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera was elected the sixth President of the Republic of Malawi on June 23rd, 2020. Saulos Klaus Chilima is the Vice President of the Republic of Malawi. His Excellency Dr. Chakwera is a Theologian and Politician. He won the Presidential Elections following the nullification by the Constitutional Court of the result of the previous Presidential elections which were held on 19th May, 2019, citing massive irregularities.
The Embassy is pleased to welcome all visitors to the official website of the Embassy of the Republic of Malawi in Berlin, Germany. This website is intended to provide a snapshot of Malawi in relation to people and culture, travel and tourism, trade and investment opportunities and consular services and other general information. The overall objective is to further promote and strengthen economic, cultural and social cooperation and development between Malawi and the countries of accreditation.
" The Embassy hopes that readers will find this website useful, informative and enjoyable and enriching enough to motivate them to come and explore Malawi for business and leisure ".
Welcome to Malawi "The Warm Heart of Africa"
Malawi, the "Warm Heart of Africa" is a must-visit tourist destination as it offers a diverse tourism experience to its travellers. The country is rich in contrast, compact in size and big in hospitality, meaning there are many varied attractions that can be visited and experienced in a short space of time and distance, whilst interacting with some of the world's friendliest people. The country boasts of various unforgettable experiences it offers to its travellers.
For beach and water lovers, Lake Malawi is a rare gem. Gazing at the clear blue skies whilst basking in the sun on the clean, sandy beaches is so heavenly. Lake Malawi also offers opportunities for water sports like kayaking, scuba diving, snorkelling and swimming.
REMINDER ON TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS FOR MALAWI
The Presidential Task Force on Corona Virus has provided the following travel requirements for Malawi through different points of entry including the airports and land crossings that became effective 1st June 2022 :
1. All incoming travellers, including Malawians, who are fully vaccinated and have an electronically verifiable COVID-19 vaccination certificate are no longer required to produce a COVID-19 PCR certificate prior to entering the country.
2. All incoming travellers, including Malawians, who are not fully vaccinated or don't have an electronically verifiable COVID-19 vaccination certificate are required to produce a negative PCR based COVID-19 certificate that is not older than 72 hours at the time of arrival in the country.
3. COVID-19 PCR certificate and or full COVID-19 vaccination certificate requirement for outgoing travelers depends on the destination country's requirements.
4. All children below the age of 12 years are to enter Malawi unconditionally (accompanying vaccinated parents/guardians).