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Please be advised that the Embassy of Ireland, Malawi website has moved and this page is no longer being updated. The Embassy website is now available at Ireland.ie/lilongwe.

Notice to Irish citizens in Malawi - COVID-19

International flights to and from Malawi have resumed.

We strongly encourage Irish citizens remaining in Malawi to register your contact details on Citizens’ Registration, which allows us to contact you with updated information. 

Public access to the Embassy is by appointment only. To contact us, please use our Contact Us form or call +265 985 966 610.

For emergency consular assistance outside working hours, contact +265 888 207 543.


The Passport Service is open for online renewal applications from Malawi. Visit Passport Online to renew your passport. 


Short-stay entry visa processing resumed on 13 September 2021.

If you are unsure as to whether you require a visa/preclearance to enter Ireland you can check here by entering your nationality.

For further details or if you believe that your application should be considered as an emergency case, please use the Contact Us form.

Useful Links

The Department of Foreign Affairs information page on COVID-19

Information on COVID-19 from the Health Service Executive of Ireland

Malawi Ministry of Health Updates

Embassy of Ireland Social Media
Follow us on Twitter @IrlEmbMalawi

Passport Online: Worldwide renewals

Passport Online: Worldwide renewals

Irish passports can be applied for from anywhere in the world using Passport Online.

This secure and convenient service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Find out more information

Contact Embassy of Ireland, Malawi

Address & Opening Hours

Embassy of Ireland

Arwa House (3rd Floor)
13/14 City Centre

Tel.: +265 985 966 610

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