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Malawi travel restrictions & quarantine rules

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The travel advice is Exercise a high degree of caution to Malawi. Malawi is Unknown restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Malawi. Malawi is part of Africa with main city at Lilongwe. Its Least Developed country with a population of 17M people. The main currency is Malawi Kwacha. The languages spoken are English and Chichewa.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Malawi

Unknown restrictions

for travel
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On return

Quarantine required

Authorized travelers are required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival. Most short-term foreign travelers are required to quarantine at a government facility. The cost range per night is $100-150 USD and must be paid by the traveler. Nationals, residents, and long-term visa holders are required to quarantine at their residence for 14 days.
As part of the quarantine procedure, either the 'Self-Quarantine Safety Protection App' or 'Self-Diagnosis App' must be installed on a mobile device. Health officials at the airport will confirm which app each traveler should use and will provide assistance to install it correctly.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, to be provided upon departure. This document must be printed and written in Korean or English.

Testing on arrival

All passengers will undergo PCR testing on arrival and must remain in the testing facility until the test results are received.
Exceptionally, nationals, residents, and travelers from the US and Europe on long-term visas will be tested within 3 days at a public health center. US and European travelers on short-term visas will be tested at the airport, with results confirmed within 2 days.

Travel restriction details for Malawi

🚫 Destination Unknown
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine required
πŸ–οΈ Unknown
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Malawi

Public transport continues to operate throughout Malawi with some restrictions and COVID-19 related measures in place. Face coverings in public are mandatory.
Hotels and private rentals continue to operate with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. We advise that you contact your accommodation provider before booking to confirm what restrictions are in place.
Gatherings of more than 50 people are banned. The majority of shops, banks and restaurants continue to operate, with some restrictions and coronavirus precautionary measures in place. Hand washing is compulsory before entering shops, banks, restaurants, bars, etc. Face coverings in public are compulsory.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Malawi

Exercise a high degree of caution

We have reviewed our advice and now advise you exercise a high degree of caution in Malawi. We now advise: Exercise a high degree of cautionΒ in Malawi due to the impacts of COVID-19. Other levels apply in some parts of the country.
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