Malawi

Living and
Working in Malawi

Connect with fellow expats in Malawi
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Brian Norris

"Expat life in Malawi took some time to get used to, but on Internations I've found a group of other internationals to meet up with."

Stefania Spiazzi

"I didn't like social networks, but the "invitation-only" approach from InterNations method convinced me to join the expat community in Malawi."

Working and living in Malawi with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Malawi? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Lilongwe, Mzuzu or some other international Malawian city?

The expat relocation to Malawi is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the Shire Highlands, getting to know how Malawian folks celebrate Chilembwe Day, or acquiring a taste for Malawi’s popular dishes like nsima…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Malawi. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in North Korea to living in Greece.

Top Articles in the Malawi Expat Guide

  • Prepare for Moving Abroad

    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in Malawi

    Malawi is renowned for its magnificent geographical heterogeneity. Expatriates considering life in Malawi can, for example, look forward to experiencing the soaring mountains in southern Malawi with their lush forestland and myriad fauna. Read on for more info on the country, from security to transportation.
  • Working in Malawi

    Although Malawi is not one of the most popular expat destinations, its latest economic improvements have opened up new opportunities for expats-to-be. Get valuable and up-to-date information about Malawi’s economy in this guide, from work permits to taxation.

Reliable Information about living and working in Malawi

Relocating to and living in Malawi necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Malawian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Malawi: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Malawian income tax law?ʺ, ʺHow do you cope with culture shock in Malawi?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Lilongwe?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Malawian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Malawi is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Malawi is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Malawi. Various topics are covered in our Malawi Expat Guide from sports and leisure, to local infrastructure or administration and finance, up to expat institutions & clubs. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺHow should my health-care plan for Africa look like?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Malawi? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Canada or living in Israel!

From chambers of foreign trade to moving companies –
Advice on living and working in Malawi

In addition, our expat listings for Malawi include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like chambers of foreign trade or moving companies. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Malawi. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Tikulandirani among our InterNations members living and working in Malawi.

Brian Norris

"Expat life in Malawi took some time to get used to, but on Internations I've found a group of other internationals to meet up with."

Stefania Spiazzi

"I didn't like social networks, but the "invitation-only" approach from InterNations method convinced me to join the expat community in Malawi."

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