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 61-70 of 376 result(s).
NameEnforced ByTypeValidity FromValidity To
Inspection and seizure of imported suspicious fishMinistry of AgricultureSPS10-05-199131-12-9999
Inspection of exported milk and milk products. Department of Animal Health (DAHLD)Export Technical Measures01-01-200731-12-9999
Inspection of trains, vehicles and people on boardMinistry of HealthInspection requirement29-07-194831-12-9999
Installations permit under Electricity Act-renewable energy.Malawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityImport licence fee28-05-200931-12-9999
Investment Incentives-requirement for permitsMinistry of Trade Export License Restrictions26-03-195431-12-9999
Labelling of salt importsMinistry of HealthLabelling Requirement10-02-199831-12-9999
Licence requirement to export un registered pesticides.Pesticides Control BoardExport Permit Requirement01-05-200231-12-9999
Licence to export biological and genetic resources.Ministry of Natural ResourcesPermit Requirement16-08-199631-12-9999
Licence to export radioactive waste.Ministry of Natural ResourcesCertification requirement29-07-194831-12-9999
Licence to import or export GMO productsMinistry of Natural ResourcesCertification requirement20-08-200731-12-9999