Open with restrictions

Malawi

0 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
1.40% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 1.31% last week
Most visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Malawi.

Border status

A completed "Travel Surveillance Form" must be presented upon arrival.


Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to Malawi

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 240 hours before departing to Malawi.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Malawi.
Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed 72 hours before arrival.

Travel Surveillance Form

Must be completed and presented upon arrival.


Return travelReturning to the United States from Malawi

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Malawi must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Malawi will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​


Local summary

Masks:Recommended in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions