When dealing with German authorities you may need to have your signature or photocopies of your documents certified.


Opening a limited-withdrawal bank account

With a limited‑withdrawal bank account (blocked account) you can provide evidence during the visa application process that you have adequate financial resources.


Visa for Malawi Residents

According to the Schengen agreement, a Schengen Visa entitles the holder to an accumulated stay of up to 90 days within a period of 6 months for 26 European Countries. Norway is representing Germany in matters concerning the handling of applications for Schengen visas. Therefore, residents of Malawi who intend to apply for visas to visit Germany should contact the Norway Visa Application Centre at Corporate Mall, Chilambula Road, Lilongwe.


Contact after hours

In cases of emergencies after office hours, the Embassy can be reached at: +265-991 393 393

Please note that this number is for German citizens in distress only. No other matters shall be dealt with outside normal working hours.

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Rules on entering the European Union (EU) with dogs, cats and ferrets

The rules of Regulation (EU) no. 576/2013 have applied to the entry with dogs, cats and ferrets from non-EU countries (so-called third countries) since 29 December 2014. These regulations aim to provide protection against the introduction and spread of rabies.

For more information please refer to the information on the website of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Address of the Embassy

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Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Convention Drive
P.O. Box 30046
Lilongwe 3

Phone: +265 (0)1-772 555, -772 564, -772 567
Fax: +265 (0)1-770 250

Opening hours for the public

Tuesday and Thursday
08.00 am till 11.30 am

Tel: +265 (0)1 772 555

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