International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vatican City to Malawi.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
0.19
Decreased by0.04
at 11/27/2021
Vaccinated
5.60%
Increased by0.25%
at 11/23/2021
Return Status

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Malawi. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Malawi Tourism
Start Date
8/31/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from a test taken a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Malawi.

Travelers can show proof via Trusted Travel Africa's CDC COVID-19 digital certificate. Otherwise, they can register with Global Haven.

All COVID-19 test certificates must be in English or translated into English. Any certificate that is not in English will be considered invalid and the traveler will be tested at their own cost and will be required to self-quarantine until the results of a new test are known.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 1.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
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Malawi Tourism
Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

Travelers must complete a health declaration form. The form is available during flights or at the airport.

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Malawi Tourism
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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test on arrival may be required

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Description

Travelers may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival at the airport at their own cost.

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US Embassy for Malawi
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Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers with symptoms will be required to take a COVID-19 test. If they test positive, they will be required to quarantine.

Minimum Quarantine Duration
No Time Period
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Malawi Tourism
Start Date
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Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Malawi. They must self-monitor for 14 days.

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US Embassy for Malawi
Start Date
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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Health screening is required for all travelers on arrival. Travelers displaying COVID-19 symptoms will be required to take a test and quarantine until the results are known.

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Malawi Tourism
Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in all public places.

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US Embassy for Malawi
Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Malawi.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
0.19
Decreased by0.04
at 11/27/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
31.90%
Decreased by5.80%
at 7/23/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
5.60%
Increased by0.25%
at 11/23/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1,100,295
Increased by48,804
at 11/23/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.85
Increased by-0.01
at 11/25/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

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Checked
11/28/2021

Use of mask

Status
Unknown
Severity
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Public transportation

Status
Unknown
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Restaurants

Status
Unknown
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Bars

Status
Unknown
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Nightclubs

Status
Unknown
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Shops

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Unknown
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