Bhutan Visa for Malawi citizens in 2024

Bhutan Visa for Malawi citizens in 2024

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Bhutan visa for Malawi citizens

Malawian citizens can apply for a visa online when travelling to Bhutan. Applicants are required to be present when applying for the Bhutan eVisa. This tourist visa typically allows a short term stay. The Bhutan eVisa must be used within 14 days of issuance. A total of 4 documents are required to apply for the Bhutan eVisa. Bhutan eVisa is available online for Malawian citizens.

Bhutan tourist visa conditions for Malawi citizens

  • Visitors wishing to travel to Bhutan cannot apply for the Bhutan Visa on their own. The Bhutan Visa application and all Bhutan tours must be arranged by a licensed Bhutanese travel agency or one of their international partners.
  • If approved, they are given a visa clearance letter, and must present it at the port of entry.
  • The visa is then stamped into their passport. Foreign tourists must use a licensed Bhutanese tour operator or one of their international partners to pre-arrange their visa and book their holiday.
  • Upon entering Bhutan, all foreigners are issued a 7 or 14 days "Entry Permit" by default, valid for Thimphu and Paro only.
  • You must provide proof of your financial ability so as to support yourself financially during your stay in Mexico and for your return transportation.
  • Following our reopening on September 23rd 2022, visitors to Bhutan will be required to make an active contribution to Bhutan’s economic, social and cultural development. The Sustainable Development Fee will go towards investment in transformative programmes that preserve our cultural traditions, protect our heritage and environment, upgrade infrastructure, create opportunities for our young people, and build resilience.
Visa applicant
Required
Visa validity
14 days
Visa fees
Nu 40
Visa term
Short term

Bhutan tourist visa requirements for Malawi citizens

Documents required for Bhutan Tourist Visa from Malawi include passport and other supporting documents. A total of 4 documents are required.
  • Visa Application Form
    Completed Online application form for Bhutan, ensure all sections are filled out accurately and legibly, incomplete or incorrect forms may result in delays or denial of your visa application, double-check for any errors before submission.
  • Passport Photo
    A passport photo is required, the photo must be no older than 6 months and must meet the specific requirements set by Bhutan authorities, such as size, background color, and facial expression, ensure the photo is of high quality to avoid any issues.
  • Passport
    Original passport or travel document of Malawi with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings, the passport should be in good condition without any damage that could render it invalid.
  • Travel itinerary
    Travel itinerary is a travel reservation to and from Bhutan in your name, not a ticket, the itinerary should include your travel dates, flight numbers, and any layovers or connections, this document helps show your planned travel route and duration of stay.

How to apply for Bhutan tourist visa from Malawi

Bhutan eVisa application process for Malawian citizens is quick and easy, as long as the necessary documents and information are provided accurately. By following these 7 steps, Malawi citizens can ensure a smooth and hassle-free process in obtaining an Bhutan tourist visa.
  1. 1
    Gather required documents
    Gather all the necessary documents required for a Bhutan tourist visa including passport and other supporting documents required by the Bhutan authorities, if your documents are in a language different from English, they need to be translated.
  2. 2
    Valid passport
    Check your Malawi passport is valid with at least 6 months of validity beyond your intended stay in Bhutan, if not, apply for a new Malawi passport, the passport must also have at least one blank page for visa stamps.
  3. 3
    Online application
    Create your account online, select the type of visa you are applying for, and follow the prompts to complete the online visa application form, this form requires personal information, passport details, and intended travel plans to Bhutan, make sure to fill out the form accurately and completely.
  4. 4
    Upload documents
    Submit your application form and upload all the necessary documents as well, ensure that all documents are in order and up-to-date.
  5. 5
    Online payment
    After submitting the application, you will need to pay the visa application fee, the visa application fee can be paid using a credit card, debit card, or cash, the visa application fee is non-refundable, so make sure to carefully review your application and supporting documents before submitting them.
  6. 6
    Visa processing
    The processing time for the visa process is typically a few days, during this time, your application, passport, and any other documents will be reviewed by an immigration officer.
  7. 7
    Recieve visa
    If your application is approved, you will receive your Bhutan visa via email, once you receive your visa, download and print the e-visa and carry it with you when traveling to Bhutan.

Bhutan tourist visa advice

While planning your visit to Bhutan as an Malawi citizen, you might be curious about other visa types and requirements. If you're considering exploring Bhutan beyond the usual tourist spots, our comprehensive guide on Bhutan tourist visa offers deeper insights and broader options for travelers of different nationalities. For those transiting through other countries en route to Bhutan, understanding Bhutan Transit Visa requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth journey.

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Frequently asked questions

Yes, Bhutan eVisa is required for Malawi citizens. Malawi passport holders can apply for a tourist visa online.

Yes, Malawi citizens can travel to Bhutan, eVisa is required.

The Bhutan tourist visa cost Nu 40

The visa is valid for a period of 14 days

Malawi citizens can apply for a visa online when travelling to Bhutan.

No, A valid passport is required for entry and exit to Bhutan. Malawi citizen also need at least 6 months validity in their passports.

Malawi citizens who meet the eligibility requirements specified by the Bhutan government are eligible to apply for a Bhutan eVisa. The requirements include having a valid Malawi passport with a minimum validity of 6 months, being free of any criminal record, and the of visit should be tourism or visiting friends or family

No, Bhutan eVisa is not valid for work purposes. Malawi citizen wishing to work in Bhutan will need to apply for a work visa.

Overstaying a visa in Bhutan can result in fines, penalties, and potentially being banned from entering Bhutan in the future. It is important to comply with the length of stay specified with eVisa and leave the country within the allotted time.

Disclaimer
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