Dialling Code (00265)
Contact Details
Malawi High Commission +27 (012) 342-0146
Malawi Consulate +27 (011) 803-4919
Tourist Office Tel: +27 (011) 234-8577 / 8
Malawi Revenue Authority +265 1 622 588

Visas Visas are not required by SA passport holders.
For more information regarding food restrictions, passports/visa and pet travel enquiries, please contact the consulate/embassy contact details above.
Health Requirements
Compulsory Vaccinations None
Recommended Vaccinations
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Tetanus
  • Rabies
  • Typhoid
  • Polio
Precautions Malaria risk
Documents Required
  • Valid passport of the driver
  • Certified copy of vehicle registration papers in the name of the driver
  • Letter of authority from the registered owner if the vehicle is not owned by the driver
  • If vehicle is still being financed, carry a letter of authority from the bank (must include dates of travel) together with the vehicle license papers.   
  • Third-Party Insurance: Compulsory - obtained at the border post
  • Red Warning Triangles: Required
  • Carnet de Passage: Recommended. Application forms can be downloaded here
  • ZA Sticker: Available at any AA Accredited Sales Agent store
AA Club
Automobile Association of Malawi
Address Next to Old Town Mall, Lilongwe, Malawi
Contact Caz Cranko
Tel +265 1 750 245
24/7 Breakdown +265 999 447 447
Currency Kwacha (MWK)

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