Search Goods Measures 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.

Measures type
Displaying 91-100 of 376 result(s).
NameEnforced ByTypeValidity FromValidity To
Permit import milk and milk products.Department of Animal Health (DAHLD)Export Permit Requirement01-01-200731-12-9999
Permit or certificate to export wildlife species that are protected in at least one country.Ministry of Natural ResourcesCertification requirement11-09-200831-12-9999
Permit requirement for one to buy hides and skin for the purpose of exporting.Ministry of Trade Rules of Origin01-05-197431-12-9999
Permit requirement to Import some plantsAgriculture Research Services (DARS)Registration requirement01-11-196931-12-9999
Permit requirement to export cotton.Cotton CouncilExport Permit Requirement27-08-195131-12-9999
Permit requirement to export some types of tobacco.Tobacco Control CommissionExport Permit Requirement01-05-197131-12-9999
Permit requirement to import cotton.Cotton CouncilPermit Requirement27-08-195731-12-9999
Permit requirement to import un registered pesticides.Pesticides Control BoardExport Technical Measures01-05-200231-12-9999
Permit to export milk and milk products.Department of Animal Health (DAHLD)Export Technical Measures01-01-200731-12-9999
Permit to export reserved mineralsMinistry of Natural ResourcesPermit Requirement01-01-200731-12-9999