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 41-50 of 376 result(s).
NameEnforced ByTypeValidity FromValidity To
Exclusive Licence to Export Hides and Skins.Ministry of Trade Export Technical Measures01-05-197431-12-9999
Exemptions in medicine import licencesPoisons Board of MalawiLicensing Requirement28-12-200731-12-9999
Exemptions to export of moveable propertyMinistry of Trade Export Technical Measures11-01-198431-12-9999
Export Incentives- registration requirementMalawi Investment and Trade CentreExport Registration requirements23-03-195431-12-9999
Export License Requirement - Control of GoodsMinistry of Trade Licensing Requirement18-12-201531-12-9999
Export restrictions on dangerous drugsMinistry of HealthLicensing Requirement28-12-200731-12-9999
False claims of MBS certificationMalawi Bureau of StandardsCertification requirement27-07-201231-12-9999
GMO inspector dutiesMinistry of Natural ResourcesImport monitoring and surveillance20-08-200731-12-9999
GMO licenceMinistry of Natural ResourcesCertification requirement20-08-200731-12-1999
Goods imported by PostMalawi Revenue AuthorityDeclaration01-01-197031-12-9999