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 1-10 of 376 result(s).
NameEnforced ByTypeValidity FromValidity To
Wheeling of power through MalawiMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityGeographical Restriction28-12-200731-12-9999
Weighing vehicles entering MalawiMinistry of Transport and Public WorksRegistration Requirement15-01-199831-12-9999
Warranty of salt importsMinistry of HealthInspection requirement10-02-199831-12-9999
Traveller requirements: Removal of infected personsMinistry of HealthQuarantine Requirement29-07-194831-12-9999
Traveller Requirements: Precautions at borders of MalawiMinistry of HealthTesting Requirement29-07-194831-12-9999
Transportation, storage and display of saltMinistry of HealthStorage and transport conditions10-02-199831-12-9999
The costs and fees payable by the owner of animals held under quarantineDepartment of Animal Health (DAHLD)Advance payment requirement04-04-197831-12-9999
Testing requirement for imported seed samplesMinistry of AgricultureTesting Requirement01-01-197031-12-9999
Supervision of importation or manufacture of vaccines, etc. Ministry of HealthLabelling, Marking and Packaging29-07-194831-12-9999
Standards Specification for Packaging PaperMalawi Bureau of StandardsTechnical Standard01-01-199531-12-9999