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 51-60 of 376 result(s).
NameEnforced ByTypeValidity FromValidity To
Import and export of powerMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityQuantity Control Measure28-12-200731-12-9999
Import declaration in relation to goods for clearanceMalawi Revenue AuthorityDeclaration01-01-197031-12-9999
Import declaration in respect of (goods on board) road vehicles for transitMalawi Revenue AuthorityDeclaration01-01-197031-12-9999
Import restrictions on dangerous drugsMinistry of HealthRegistration Requirement28-12-200731-12-9999
Importation ban on milk or milk products.Department of Animal Health (DAHLD)Export Technical Measures01-01-200731-12-9999
Importation licensing of liquids, gases and fuelsMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityLicensing Requirement28-12-200931-12-9999
Importation of medicinal products with less than one-half of shelf-lifePoisons Board of MalawiProhibition28-12-200731-12-9999
Importation of non-iodized saltsMinistry of HealthOther requirements on production28-12-200731-12-9999
Importation of salt that does not meet legal requirements of iodine level and packagingMinistry of HealthProhibitions28-12-200731-12-9999
Imported live fish should be clearly labelledDirector of FisheriesLabelling Requirement01-01-200031-12-9999