Welcome to the official website of Blantyre District Council. It’s an initiative to keep our people and stakeholders well informed of all our services which are aimed at continuously improving service delivery and improving the well-being of the people of Blantyre District Council. Blantyre District Council is committed to among other things expanding provision of better health care, better educational facilities, better agricultural extension services but above all better coordination of all activities and ensuring that they complement each other with utmost effectiveness. Blantyre District Council offers opportunities in the areas of trade, tourism, agriculture production, Real estates, transport, medical care, education, small-scale mining, Etc.

Blantyre District Council invites you to browse the website and learn more about the services that are offered.

Access To Information Act (ATIA)

Access to Information is an act to provide for the right of access to Information in the custody of public bodies and relevant private bodies; the process and procedures related to obtaining that information and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto (ATIA).

Costs for accessing information

An Information seeker should not pay any fee when submitting a request for access to information to the Council. But where the request for information requires a duplicate, translation or transcription of the information, the Council will require the information seeker to pay reasonable standard charges prescribed in the 1st schedule. Where an Information seeker has paid fees for duplication, translation or transcription, the Council will issue an official receipt to the information seeker.

Note: You can have Access to Information Act document (ATI), and Access to Information 2021 both in Chichewa and English downloaded at the "Downloads".

Blantyre District Council

Blantyre District Council is a local authority established by act of parliament. It falls under the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development. Blantyre District, the commercial and industrial capital of Malawi, is located on the eastern edge of the Great Rift Valley.

Our Impact since 2022


projects completed


Licences issued

AIP Update (Week 16)


Total beneficiaries


NPK Redemption (89.2%)


UREA Redemption (99.9%)

Lean Season Response Summary


District Council


Bags Of Maize Distributed


Metric Tonnes Received

Activity Features