Malawi airports opened for international commercial flights Sept. 1.

Key points:

  • All arriving and departing passengers are required to present a negative SARS CoV-2 PCR test certificate at airport entry and exit points.
  • COVID-19 preventative measures are required such as passengers wearing masks and reduced flight capacities.
  • New visa processing also resumed Sept. 1.

Background: Malawi suspended international commercial flights April 1 in light of the global height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Analysis & Comments
: The opening of Malawi airports for commercial international flights and the resumption of new visa processing means employers who wish to send their employees to Malawi can now do so. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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