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
Inspection and seizure of imported suspicious fishMinistry of AgricultureSPS10-05-199131-12-9999
Standard specifications- approved petrolMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityTechnical Standard28-12-200931-12-9999
Direct fuel importationMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityTechnical Standard28-12-200931-12-9999
Requirement that imported food fish be of good standardMinistry of AgricultureTechnical Standard01-01-200031-12-9999
Requirement of Authorisation to export food fish (Dead fish)Ministry of AgricultureTechnical Standard01-01-200131-12-9999
Standard Specification for Adhesives for ceramic tiles, mosaicsMalawi Bureau of StandardsTechnical Standard01-01-200231-12-9999
Standard Speciications for Afridev hand pumpsMalawi Bureau of StandardsTechnical Standard01-01-199131-12-9999
Standard Specification for Agricultural Hand HoesMalawi Bureau of StandardsTechnical Standard01-01-198631-12-9999
Standard Specification for Animal feeds other than premixesMalawi Bureau of StandardsTechnical Standard01-01-199731-12-9999
Standard Specification for Artificial vinegarMalawi Bureau of StandardsTechnical Standard01-01-198131-12-9999