Registration of the Exporter/Manufacturer.
(a) Identify an Agent in Malawi who is the wholesaler holder (Pharmaceutical wholeseller).
(b) Apply for the inspection of Good Manufaturing practices to the Board in Malawi(GMP).
(c) The board sends inspectors to the exporting country(the Applicant) and makes a report on the standard used in manufacturing the medicines.
(d) The written report is sent to the GMP Evaluation Committee,and thereafter to the Pharmacy Committee of the Board.
(e) Upon noting that all procedures were complied with, the Pharmacy Committee, certifies the report recommends it to the Main Board which certifies the validity of the certificate to export into Malawi to be issued and the duration.
(f) The exporter can register the specific medicines he intends to export (This is a must as only registered medinecs can be imported into Malawi). The process of product registration ia as follows
(i) The applicant applies for a registration of the products that the manufaturer intends to export by filling in an application form for product license
(ii) The application should state that Malawi has a suitble Market for the products
(iii) The applicant must bring documentations relating to theproduct aswell as samples
(iv) Reviews are made to the documents and samples of the products accompanying the application and where the board is satisfied with the documention, the product samples are sent to the labs in Malawi.