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Procedure NameApplication for permit to export forest produce.
Issuing Agency: Ministry of Natuaral Resources, Energy and Evironment
Incumbent Office Name: Ministry of Natuaral Resources, Energy and Evironment
Address: Lingadzi House, City Centre
Private Bag 394, Lilongwe 3, Malawi
Fax: (265)-1773-379
Phone:  0888 100 585


Procedure Step Description Required Documents
1 Go to the department of forestry and produce an export licence, CD1 form and phytosanitary certificate.    
2 Exporter then fills a permit application form which is found at the department and pay MK2000.00.   
3 Exporter should inform the licencing officer the legality of the product to be exported as regards its source.   
4 After approval by the licencing officers which takes five working days a permit is issued whose validity is 21 days and a fee of MK5000.00 is paid for the permit.   



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
CD 1 Form- Exchange Control10-11-201509-03-2016Malawi Revenue AuthorityThis is Dowload File
Application for Forest Produce Export Licence under Forestry Act18-02-201618-02-2016Ministry of Natural ResourcesThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Requirement for a permit to export forest produceExport Permit RequirementMinistry of Natural ResourcesAny person who intends to export forest produce must apply for a Permit from the Director of Forestry.To enforce national standards for products, commodities, materials, services, practices, and operations and to promote adoption of such standards. Forestry Act (63:01)31-12-9999Good