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
Quality Assessment: Pre-shipment sample registration and processingMalawi Bureau of StandardsPre-shipment inspection01-10-201531-12-9999
Inspection and seizure of imported suspicious fishMinistry of AgricultureSPS10-05-199131-12-9999
Quality Assessment: Application for clearance of imported commodityMalawi Bureau of StandardsRegistration requirement01-10-201531-12-9999
Quality Assessment: Withdrawal of import quality certificateMalawi Bureau of StandardsImport monitoring and surveillance01-10-201531-12-9999
False claims of MBS certificationMalawi Bureau of StandardsCertification requirement27-07-201231-12-9999
Traveller Requirements: Precautions at borders of MalawiMinistry of HealthTesting Requirement29-07-194831-12-9999
Traveller requirements: Removal of infected personsMinistry of HealthQuarantine Requirement29-07-194831-12-9999
Inspection of trains, vehicles and people on boardMinistry of HealthInspection requirement29-07-194831-12-9999
Small pox vaccination. Ministry of HealthTemporary29-07-194831-12-9999
Prohibition of the Sale/Importation of unwholesome food.Ministry of HealthInspection requirement29-07-194831-12-9999