The Government of Malawi is set to introduce a requirement for all travellers, including citizens of Malawi, to present a Covid-19 digital vaccination certificate when entering the country. The new requirement becomes effective on 10 December 2021 and will remain in force until 31 December 2021 or as may be further advised, as the situations may dictate.. Malawi's Minister of Health, Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda, announced the introduction of the new requirement in a statement on 28 November 2021.
- In addition to a negative PCR based Covid-19 certificate that is no older than 72 hours at time of arrival, all arriving travellers of all nationalities, including Malawians, will be expected to show a valid electronic Covid-19 full vaccination certificate at Points of Entry.
- Arriving travellers that are not able to show such an electronic certificate at Points of Entry, shall be expected to access Covid-19 vaccine that will be available for free at the Points of Entry before being processed to enter / re-enter the country, as a preventive measure.
- Travellers that are not able to produce a valid electronic Covid-19 Vaccine Electronic Certificate, and refuse to access Covid-19 vaccine offered at Points of Entry, will be required to undergo institutional quarantine for symptoms monitoring for 10 days at their own cost.