Embassy of Ireland in Lilongwe


The Irish Embassy in Malawi is a bilateral mission in Lilongwe and promotes Irish interests in Malawi. The embassy of Ireland also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Malawi. The Irish Embassy in Lilongwe is headed by Liz Higgins - Ambassador of Ireland to Malawi.


Irish Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi 3rd Floor, Arwa House Capital City Lilongwe Malawi


(+265) 1 776 405 / 8


(+265) 1 776 401





Liz Higgins - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Malawi require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Irish embassy in Lilongwe you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Ireland

For all Irish visa related matters contact the embassy in Lilongwe before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+265) 1 776 405 / 8 or email lilongweemdiplomats@dfa.ie

Consulates of Ireland in Malawi

Next to the embassy in Lilongwe there could be additional Irish consulates located in Malawi.

Please check below for the locations of the Irish consulates in Malawi.

Irish Consulates in Malawi

Next to the embassy in Lilongwe, Ireland has consulates in the following cities: Blantyre

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Irish Embassy in Lilongwe offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Malawi to Ireland as wel as for Irish citizens in Malawi. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Irish nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.