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Procedure NameApplication for a licence from MERA to import or export electricity to and from Malawi.
Issuing Agency: Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority
Incumbent Office Name: Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority
Address: Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA)
Private Bag B496
Capiyal City
Lilongwe 3, Malawi
Fax: +265 (0) 1 772 666
Email: ,
Phone: +265 (0) 1 775 810,  (265) 881626708


Procedure Step Description Required Documents
1 Fill application on a prescribed form  made to the Malawi Energy and Regulatory Authority  
2 The application must be accompanied by fees published in a Gazette; and a schedule of the proposed tariffs which the applicant intends to charge  
3 The application is then advertised at the expense of the applicant  
4 If the application if successful, the Authority notifies the applicant.  







Process Map

Application for a licence to import/export electricity


The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Application for Electricity Generation Private06-07-201606-07-2016Malawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityThis is Dowload File
Application for Electricity Generation License06-07-201606-07-2016Malawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Electricity supply licenceExport Permit RequirementMalawi Energy Regulatory AuthorityAll persons are required to get a licence from Malawi Energy and Regulatory Authority before importing or exporting Electricity to and from Malawi. To ensure Safety of People; and Management of quality of Supply and Services. Energy Regulation Act(73:02)31-12-9999Good