Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.
Exercise increased caution in Malawi due to civil unrest.
Scheduled political demonstrations have recently occurred in several cities and towns in Malawi. On occasion, acts of vandalism and looting have accompanied these demonstrations, and police have responded by deploying tear gas.
Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Malawi:
Last Update: Reissued with updates to a Risk Indicator and Travel Advisory level.