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Lilongwe LLW

Malawi |


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48 hours

import airline storage period from time of arrival

Destination import notes and documentation requirements

  • original AWB (full original set not E-copy or photo copy)
  • original Shipper's invoice
  • original Shippers packing list


All documents must be in English

HAWB must show actual true freight charges otherwise IATA rate will be applied as the Value for Customs at destination

Consignee is to be stated in full by importer of record, importers address, phone number and contact person

China Customs at origin require details of MAWB consignee and HAWB consignee tax i.d / VAT number to process export entry.

Destination duty and tax is levied on the shippers invoice stated C.I.F value. Please ensure shipper correctly states incoterms on export invoice and value as per incoterms also.


Live animals – require health certificate and import license

Plants and plant material – health certificate and import license from Bvumbwe Agricultural research station

Arms, ammunition and explosives – import license from Registrar of Fire Arms

Narcotics & Drugs – import license from Pharmacy and Poisons Board

Human Remains – Death certificate stating cause of death and Embalming certificate including burial order, Deceased passport

Meat & meat products – import license from Ministry of Trade

Last update: November 20, 2020

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