About the Embassy

American Embassy
Area 40, Plot 24, Kenyatta Drive, Box 30016, Lilongwe 3
Tel: 265 1773166,

Embassy Hours

Monday – Thursday 07:30 – 12:00, and 13:00 – 17:00
Friday 07:30 – 12:30

Consular Section

Nonimmigrant visa interviews are scheduled Mondays or Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00. Appointments are required and applicants must complete visa application forms and make an appointment online at https://mw.usembassy.gov/visas/

American Citizenship Services (including notary services) are available on Tuesday, Thursday from 08:00 – 12:00 and from 14:00 pm to 16:00. Immigrant visa services are available by appointment only. Please contact us at LilongweConsular@state.gov for scheduling.

Individuals seeking specific information contact the Consular Section at: Tel: (265) 1 773 166, or Fax: (265) 1 774 976 or Email: LilongweConsular@state.gov

Economic and Commercial Section

Doing Business In Malawi:  A Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies

This Country Commercial Guide (CCG) presents a comprehensive look at Malawi’s commercial environment, using economic, political, and market analysis. The CCGs were established by recommendation of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), a multi-agency task force, to consolidate various reporting documents prepared for the U.S. business community. The Malawi Commercial Guides (PDF 418 KB) are prepared annually by the economic and commercial section of the U.S. Embassy through the combined efforts of several U.S. Government agencies.

For more Information contact: LilongweConsular@state.gov Economic/Commercial/Labor Specialist

John F. Kennedy Information Resource Center

Public Affairs Section, Old Mutual Building, Robert Mugabe Crescent

City Center, Lilongwe.

Opening Hours

Monday – Wednesday: 9:00 am – 16:30 pm

Thursday – Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Friday: 09:00 – 12:00 open only to Internet users

Weekends and Public Holidays: CLOSED

Educational Advising

Free introductory Sessions

Undergraduates and Graduates: first and third Wednesday of every month from 14:30.