Search Measures, Standards and Special Requirements


A measure is a specific import or export requirement that applies to a commodity or to certain types of products. Typically a measure requires permits or licenses to be obtained from the relevant government agency prior to importing or exporting the goods. You can find out what measures are currently in force in Malawi using the search feature below.


Here you will find information on Malawi's own standards that businesses and traders operating in Malawi can choose to apply to the products they deal in. You can see the products to which standards apply and the relevant legal documents by searching for ‘National Standards’ below. 

Special Requirements

By using the search facilities below you will also be able to look up any generic requirements associated with specific commodities or products, such as the need to register to import certain products.

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NameEnforced ByTypeValidity FromValidity To
Import declaration in respect of (goods on board) road vehicles for transitMalawi Revenue Authoritycustoms declaration01-01-197031-12-9999
Requirement to Purchase Bullion from Lawful Entities and upon ministers' approval if the other person is resident outside Malawi.Ministry of Industry and TradeProhibition11-01-198431-12-9999
Import declaration in relation to goods for clearanceMalawi Revenue AuthorityDeclaration01-01-197031-12-9999
Exemptions to export of moveable propertyMinistry of Industry and TradeExport Technical Measures11-01-198431-12-9999
Declaration requirement in relation to imports using entry into a Private SidingMalawi Revenue AuthorityDeclaration01-01-197031-12-9999
Entry requirement for imported goods for consumptionMalawi Revenue AuthorityDeclaration01-01-197031-12-9999
Entry of goods for consumption under industrial rebateMalawi Revenue AuthorityDeclaration01-01-197012-12-9999
Export Processing Zone- certification requirementMinistry of Industry and TradeLicensing Requirement01-01-199531-12-9999
Entry of goods for consumption whose customs value is below K500,000.00Malawi Revenue AuthorityDeclaration01-01-197031-12-9999
Entry of temporary imported goodsMalawi Revenue AuthorityDeclaration01-01-197031-12-9999