Shipping to Malawi

For over 30 years, we have been working hard to find affordable, fast, and secure shipping solutions for customers shipping to Malawi.

Bespoke Pricing for Shipping to Malawi from the UK

Looking to expand your business internationally and start shipping containers to Malawi or greater Africa? The Delivery Group’s team of experts can help to get your shipments from the UK to Malawi professionally, quickly, and in the most cost-effective way. Our expert team of couriers can get whatever you need to be sent to its destination country within one working week.

By partnering with The Delivery Group, you’ll see your deliveries being carried out cheaper, and more efficiently, than other international delivery services on the market. Our customer services and systems can find you the best rates from the highest quality mail carriers and couriers. We can get whatever you need as air freight, air cargo, or sea freight to Malawi from the UK within one working week.

When you ship with The Delivery Group, you’ll also receive your personal account manager who can help you every step of the way. We know that you don’t want to complete piles of paperwork when shipping internationally, so wouldn’t you prefer to just give your parcel to a courier and let someone else do it for you? Knowing you can rest easy with the fact your parcel will arrive safely, and on time? Your personal account manager will deal with all of the bureaucracy so that you don’t have to, in order to streamline your shipping process. If you have any questions regarding the shipment, they will be more than happy to answer any queries you may have.

The best UK to Malawi shipping company makes shipping easier than ever – contact us today to get started.

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How to Address a parcel to Malawi

When sending parcels for delivery to Malawi, it’s important you correctly label the address to ensure it does not become lost in the post. We have labelled the address guidelines for sending parcels to Malawi below:

The elements per line for a physical address, as well as the number of address lines, will depend on whether the area is urban or rural, or is a postal address. Locality means the name of the city, locality, town, municipality or Traditional Authority (abbreviated: “T/A”). Meanwhile, “District” means the name of the administrative region or province.


Urban address:

  • Addressee
  • Avenue street + premises
  • Postcode + locality
  • Country

Which looks like this in practice:

  • Mr Burnet Namacha 
  • 21 Dunduzu 
  • 102010 KASUNGU 

Organization address:

  • Addressee
  • Premises +name of the organization
  • Building + avenue
  • Postcode + locality
  • Country

Which looks like this in practice:

  • Mr Pastor Bennie Saka 
  • Unit A Comesa House 
  • 12 Kamuzu Highway 
  • Chichiri locality
  • 309070 BLANTYRE 

Rural address:

  • Addressee
  • Section
  • Sub-locality
  • Locality
  • Postcode + province
  • Country 

Which looks like this in practice:

  • Mr Bennie Saka 
  • 12 Section D 
  • Somba Village 
  • T/A Chakhaza 
  • 204101 DOWA 

Postal address – P.O. Box:

  • Addressee
  • Organization name
  • Postcode + province
  • Country

Which looks like this in practice:

  • Mrs Susan Mphongo 
  • Malawi Posts Corporation 
  • O. Box 602
  • 312200 BLANTYRE 

Which looks like this in practice:

Postal Address – Private Bag:

  • Addressee
  • Title
  • Organization
  • “Private bag” + locality
  • Postcode +locality
  • Country
  • Which looks like this in practice:
  • Mrs Lisa Msusa 
  • Director of Postal 
  • MACRA 
  • P/Bag 261 
  • 309010 BLANTYRE 

If you need any further help when addressing a parcel to Malawi, feel free to contact our expert team; and we can guide you through the process.

Wondering where our shipping services to Malawi can reach? Our door-to-door shipping services can cover the entire country. Some popular locations include:

Lilongwe, Lake Malawi, Blantyre, Mzuzu, Zomba, Karonga, Mangochi, Liwonde, Salima, Kasungu, and many more. 

What can I Send in my Shipping to Malawi?

Every country, and all shipping companies, have shipping restrictions and prohibitions to most countries. When shipping to Malawi, take note that there are notable prohibitions and restrictions that you need to take into account before we complete our container shipping to Malawi. Take a look at this quick list of some prohibited and restricted items that absolutely cannot enter the country:

  • Acids
  • Airline Tickets
  • Artwork, Fine and Commercial
  • Bearer Documents
  • Bio Products
  • Cheques
  • Corrosives
  • Credit Cards
  • Flammables
  • Food
  • Gases
  • Infectious Substances
  • Magnetized Materials
  • Personal Effects
  • Poisons
  • Radioactives
  • Phones/modems
  • Piranha fish, Turtle eggs
  • Plant products
  • Playing cards
  • Publications for public resale
  • Radar equipment
  • Rubber made products
  • Seeds
  • Ship spares
  • Shoes
  • Soil samples
  • Sports equipment
  • Stationery
  • Stone/mineral samples for analysis
  • Swatches
  • Tapes

For an extended list of prohibitions and restrictions which may clarify some points, please visit the Malawi Customs website.

How Much does it Cost to Ship to Malawi?

Having trouble finding cheap freight services to complete your parcel delivery or commercial cargo to Malawi? When you ship to Malawi with The Delivery Group, we bring you the lowest shipping costs with our bespoke pricing system. Our expert customer service team can find you the lowest costs from the highest quality couriers, and the cost of shipping your parcel is calculated based on the weight, size, and other variables which could increase or decrease the cost of shipping.

To see how much your item could cost you to ship internationally, contact us today so we can find you the cheapest shipping costs.

Benefits of Choosing The Delivery Group When Shipping to Malawi

When you choose The Delivery Group to complete your shipping to Malawi, you instantly receive multiple benefits that make the whole shipping process so much easier.

Shipping to Malawi as an eCommerce Business:

If you’re an eCommerce business that has shipped overseas before, or even if it’s your first time using any shipping service to Malawi, there are more than a few benefits to help you and your business grow globally. We can offer multiple benefits to aid your business trade overseas:

  • 72-hour deliveries
  • Proof of delivery
  • Bespoke management information and reporting
  • High-speed tracking throughout our network
  • And more

For more details and benefits, check out our page on sending parcels as an eCommerce business.

Fully Trackable Deliveries with Help from our App:

With every delivery you choose to be completed by The Delivery Group, you have the option to receive your own unique tracking number. For when you want to know where your parcel is whilst on its way to Malawi, and for you to update your client on its whereabouts, our deliveries are fully tracked and viewable through our app. So instead of having to keep your recipient waiting indoors all day for their package, they’ll know exactly when it’s due.

Express and Time-Specific Deliveries:

Here at The Delivery Group, we know the importance of meeting deadlines and working as efficiently as possible. Getting your item to its recipient securely and efficiently is our top priority. So if you need a package out of the UK and received in Malawi on a specific date, we can help. The Delivery Group can offer time-specific collection and delivery options to make the whole process as simple and streamlined as possible. We can receive your package in Nottingham and have it delivered by our professional couriers to your recipient in Lilongwe at a specific time that suits you best.

Contact us Today to Send Your Parcels to Malawi

We want our services to benefit you, and to streamline the whole process of shipping a parcel to Malawi from the UK, we do everything we can to tailor our services to your needs. Our cost-effective, fast, and secure delivery services and couriers can benefit you anywhere in the world, alongside our worldwide tracking services to put your mind at ease. If you would like to see how much our bespoke shipping to Malawi will be for your goods, contact us today.

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