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Procedure NameApplication for an exemption to medicine license.
Issuing Agency: Pharmaceutical, Medicines and poisons Board of Malawi
Incumbent Office Name: Pharmaceutical, Medicines and poisons Board of Malawi

Pharmacy, Medicines and Poisons Board
PO Box 30241;

Off Chilambula Road, 

Lilongwe 3

Fax: 2651759624
Phone: 2651772428


Procedure Step Description Required Documents
1 The practitioner writes a letter to the board accompanied by a prescription to stabilise on a product not registerd in Malawi. The prescription should include the  details of the name of product and quantity. Eg one month quantity.    
2 Application Fees shoud accomapany the application.     
3 The application is processed within 2-3 days.   
4 License is Issued  




The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Product License Application05-07-201605-07-2016Poisons Board of MalawiThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Exemptions in medicine import licencesLicensing RequirementPoisons Board of MalawiThe importation of a medicinal product by any person for administration to himself or to any persons who are members of his household, or the importation of a medicinal product where it is specially imported by or to the order of a medical practitioner or dentist for administration to his patient can be made without a licence provided that in either case the quantity imported is not too much. This is mainly done in cases where a patient is stabilised on a certain brand of medication not available in Malawi and where the doctor advises that such medication should continue to be administered to the patient. Pharmacy, Medicines and Poisons Act (35:01)31-12-9999Good