Malawi citizens need visa for travelling to Bulgaria as tourist. The stay is usually short with a period of 90 days and visa expires in 90 days. Applicant is required to be present when applying for visa and a total of 9 documents are required. You can also find visa exemptions and useful tips from fellow travellers.
Bulgaria Visa requirements for Malawi
: Visa required
Visa application shall be submitted prior to the entry into Bulgaria, at the competent Embassy/Consulate.
If there is no Bulgaria Embassy/Consulate in the applicant's country, the application may be submitted at the nearest Bulgarian Embassy/Consulate.
Visa application shall be submitted in person. Exceptionally and in justified cases, a visa applicant does not need to file the application personally, but he/she shall present himself/herself when called upon by the Embassy/Consulate.
Visa applications for minors or persons deprived of their business capacity shall be submitted by their legal representative.
Visa application shall be submitted no sooner than three months prior to the date of the intended trip.
Max Stay: 90 days
Visa Expires: 90 days
Visa Application Form: Complete application form for Bulgaria
Passport Photo: Photo must be no older than 6 months
Passport: Original Passport or Travel document with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.
Previous Passport: Provide a previous passport if any.
Flight Bookings: Flight reservations(s) for the country of your visit and return ticket
Travel Insurance: Proof of travel insurance with the Certificate of Insurance and the table of benefits. You can also provide a letter from the bank confirming that you have an insurance with them along with a copy of credit card and the table of benefits.
A minimum cover of EUR 30,000 . The travel insurance must cover the cost of repatriation for medical reasons and the Certificate of Currency must be issued by an insurance company operating in Australia or within the EU. You can also provide a letter from the bank confirming that you have an insurance with them along with a copy of credit card and the table of benefits.
Bank Statement: Applicant's most recent monthly bank statement. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement. If statements are printed online then it has to be Authenticated (stamped) by the bank officials.
Original bank statements for the last 3 months showing sufficient funds to cover stay in the Schengen Area.