Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.
Exercise increased caution in Malawi due to crime.
Crime, such as theft, burglary, armed robbery, assault, and carjacking is common. The capabilities of the Malawi Police Service are growing, but its resources and abilities to deter and investigate crimes, assist victims, and apprehend criminals are limited.
Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Malawi.
If you decide to travel to Malawi: