Dangerous Poisons Manufacturers and Suppliers Licence - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to manufacture or supply dangerous poisons. The licence authorises you to:

  • manufacture a dangerous poison
  • possess a dangerous poison for sale by wholesale from your premises
  • sell a dangerous poison by wholesale (whether or not for resale).

The Agency has advised that they should be consulted in regards to any dealings with dangerous poisons. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence as an individual you must:

  • Make an application to the Chief Health Officer
  • Provide details about the dangerous poisons that you intend to manufacture and / or supply
  • Provide details of the premises where you will deal with the dangerous poisons
  • Provide an outline of the security arrangements for the premises
  • Provide a copy of the complete plan of the premises
  • Fully satisfy the knowledge, experience and training required for the regulated substance
  • Be of good character and nature and not have committed an offence in the past 5 years
  • Be in a financially stable position.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Licences are usually issued for 1 year, however up to 3 year licences may be available subject to some limitations.



Amendment of a licence.

Administering agency

Health Directorate
Population Health Division

Act(s) name

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2008 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Pharmaceutical Services
Health Directorate
Population Health Division

Operating address:
Howard Florey Centenary House,
25 Mulley Street
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Mailing address:
Locked Bag No.5005
Weston Creek
Australian Capital Territory 2611


02 62073974


02 32050997

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