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Procedure NameEntry of goods in transit.
Issuing Agency: Malawi Revenue Authority
Incumbent Office Name: Malawi Revenue Authority
Address: Head Office
  Malawi Revenue Authority
  Private Bag 247
  Msonkho House
Phone:  (265) 01 822 588
Fax  (265) 01 822 302


Procedure steps Description Required Document
1 Importer identifies clearing agent ad submits Form 12 and all mandatory documents  
2 Agent captures declaration in Customs operating System (ASYCUDA)  
3 ASYCUDA generates an invoice based on the declaration captured   
4 The Clearing agent makes an application for  transit of goods  
5 Importer pays security ad, processing fees based on the processing invoice generated by ASYCUDA  
6  Request for Transit  
6.1 If the transit requested has not been granted the  importer denied entry  
6.2 If the transit requested has been granted the Importer issued a T1 Form. Cuctoms allow movement of goods in transit under the Customs Clearing Agent's Bond to the destination  
7 If the consignment is a containerized cargo, a Customs seal is put on the container, so that it is not tampered with until it reaches its final destination  
8 If the shipment is deemed to be more Risky, often times it is allowed to proceed or transit through the country under Customs Escort  
9 The transit documents are presented to Customs officials, the consignment is inspected to verify if the seals, which were put at the source are intact  
10 The transit is acquitted in the system (ASYCUDA) and allowed to proceed out to the importing country's border  
11 Importer submits to customs evidence of re-export and security is refunded  





The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Form 12 - Customs Declaration Form06-11-201505-08-2016Malawi Revenue AuthorityThis is Dowload File
Declaration of Value06-11-201505-08-2016Malawi Revenue AuthorityThis is Dowload File
Vehicle Declaration and Report Order09-03-201609-03-2016Malawi Revenue AuthorityThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Import declaration in respect of (goods on board) road vehicles for transitDeclarationMalawi Revenue AuthorityConsignment by road into Malawi requires the following documents: packing list, waybills, consignment notes and invoice. Control of imports by road Customs and Excise Act(42:01)31-12-9999Good
Entry of goods in transitDeclarationMalawi Revenue AuthorityGoods declared to customs for Inward transit, through transit and Outward transit Control of transit goods and security of revenue Customs and Excise Act(42:01)31-12-9999Good
Weighing vehicles entering MalawiRegistration RequirementMinistry of Transport and Public WorksVehicles attempting to enter Malawi may be subjected to the weighing procedures of Malawi or be returned to the country from which entry into Malawi was attempted. None Road Traffic Act31-12-9999Good