The Malawi High Commission in Tanzania is one of Malawi’s nineteen (19) diplomatic missions across the globe and was opened in 1985, following the establishment of diplomatic relations between Malawi and Tanzania. Located in Mikocheni area in the city of   Dar es Salaam, the High Comission is guided by the Mission to promote Malawi’s political and socio-economic interests through proactive engagement and development diplomacy. It is the only Malawi Mission that is located in a city with a seaport that is extensively used by Malawi for her imports and exports. The Mission in Dar es Salaam is also accredited on a non-residential basis to Rwanda, Burundi, Seychelles, and the Comoros.

The Malawi High Commission has seven strategic objectives which cover both the technical and support departments. These include: Promote sound bilateral relations with countries of accreditation; Safeguard the interests of the Government of Malawi in countries of accreditation; Secure sustainable markets for Malawian products and services in the countries of accreditation; Attract tourists and foreign direct investment from countries of accreditation and the global community; Safeguard and promote the interests of Malawian Diaspora other countries of accreditation; promote multilateral and regional relations and also mobilize external resources in the form of capital and technical assistance; and increase the capacity of the Mission to effectively fulfill its mandate.

The  Mission's working hours are from 9:00am to 3:30pm while consular services are  offered from 9:30am to 1:00 pm from Monday up to Friday .