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
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
Exemptions to export of moveable propertyMinistry of Industry and TradeExport Technical Measures11-01-198431-12-9999
Export Processing Zone- certification requirementMinistry of Industry and TradeLicensing Requirement01-01-199531-12-9999
EPZ-Requirement for Registration of an Export Enterprise Certificate.Ministry of Industry and TradeExport Registration requirements01-01-199531-12-9999
EPZ-Restrictions on TradingMinistry of Industry and TradePermit Requirement01-01-199531-12-9999
EPZ-Requirement to Pay Duty.Ministry of Industry and TradeExport Technical Measures01-01-199531-12-9999
EPZ- Exemption from Paying Duty.Ministry of Industry and TradeExport Technical Measures01-01-199531-12-9999
Investment Incentives-requirement for permitsMinistry of Industry and TradeExport License Restrictions26-03-195431-12-9999
Permit requirement for one to buy hides and skin for the purpose of exporting.Ministry of Industry and TradeRules of Origin01-05-197431-12-9999
Requirement that hides and skin be exported through prescribed ports or exit points.Ministry of Industry and TradeExport Technical Measures01-05-197431-12-9999