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 11-20 of 376 result(s).
NameEnforced ByTypeValidity FromValidity To
COMESA Simplified Trade RegimeMalawi Revenue Authoritycustoms declaration10-09-200831-12-9999
Cargo imported through Airfreight licenceesMalawi Revenue AuthorityDeclaration01-01-197031-12-9999
Certificate to export or re-export wildlife species threatened with extinction.Ministry of Natural ResourcesCertification requirement10-09-200831-12-9999
Certificate to export wildlife species not necessarily threatened with extinction.Ministry of Natural ResourcesCertification requirement11-09-200831-12-9999
Certification of the origin of imported goodsMalawi Revenue AuthorityDeclaration01-01-198931-12-9999
Coal supply licencesMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityExport Permit Requirement28-12-200731-12-9999
Concrete tiles, wall and floorMalawi Bureau of StandardsTechnical Standard01-01-199131-12-9999
Condensed sweetened milkMalawi Bureau of StandardsTechnical Standard01-01-200631-12-9999
Containers, package, and identification of medicinal productsPoisons Board of MalawiLabelling Requirement28-12-200731-12-9999
Cooked meat -cured choppedMalawi Bureau of StandardsTechnical Standard01-01-201431-12-9999