First Aid Kit Licence - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to acquire controlled medicines for a first aid kit. Authorised medicines included for a first aid kit may be a pharmacy medicine or a pharmacist only medicine.

Obtaining this licence will allow you to:

  • Issue or obtain purchase orders for medicines; and
  • Possess, supply or administer a controlled medicine from the first aid kit.

If you intend to have controlled medicines (prescription only) in your first aid kit the Agency has advised that you should consult the Contact Officer.

Service type

Licence

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 you must:

  • Submit a written application;
  • Provide an explanation and details of why you will require the use of these medicines; and
  • Comply with any other requirements that may be set.

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

Duration

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

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$222.00
VaryVariation

Amendment of a licence: $36.

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
Holder
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Mailing address:
Locked Bag No.5005
Weston Creek
Australian Capital Territory 2611

Phone:

02 62073974

Fax:

02 32050997
HealthACT@act.gov.au

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