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
Importation of non-iodized saltsMinistry of HealthOther requirements on production28-12-200731-12-9999
Importation of salt that does not meet legal requirements of iodine level and packagingMinistry of HealthProhibitions28-12-200731-12-9999
Energy regulation levyMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityAdditional taxes and charges levied28-12-200731-12-9999
Rural electrification levyMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityAdditional taxes and charges levied28-12-200731-12-9999
Coal supply licencesMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityExport Permit Requirement28-12-200731-12-9999
Application and licence feesMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityImport licence fee28-12-200731-12-9999
Importation licensing of liquids, gases and fuelsMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityLicensing Requirement28-12-200931-12-9999
Application for a licence transport liquid fuel or gasMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityRegistration Requirement28-12-200931-12-9999
GMO licenceMinistry of Natural ResourcesCertification requirement20-08-200731-12-1999
Prohibition of exportation of liquid, fuels and gasMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityLicensing Requirement28-12-200931-12-9999