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Procedure NameApplication of permit to import cotton seed and plant.
Issuing Agency: Cotton Council
Incumbent Office Name: Cotton Council
Address: African Institute of Corporate Citizenship,
  2nd Floor,
  Nedbank House,
  Off Independence Drive,
  Private Bag 382,
  Lilongwe 3,
Phone  0993381370/01789050


Procedure Step Description Required Documents
1 Apply to Cotton Council, showing the intention to import.  
2 Cotton Council must consent  
3 Cotton Council requires a phytosanitary certificate from the producer   
4 Department of Agricultural Research services Issues certificate  
5 Cotton Council writes Ministry of Industry and Trade reccommending the issueing of the permit.   
6 Ministry of Industry and Trade issues the permit.  


Process Map


The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Phytosanitary Application Form08-11-201508-02-2016Agriculture Research Services (DARS)This is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Permit requirement to import cotton.Permit RequirementCotton CouncilAny person intending to import cotton seed, seed cotton or ginned cotton must get a written permit from the Minister. None. Cotton Act (65:04)31-12-9999Good