Authorisation to Possess Drugs for Non-Medical Purposes - Northern Territory

Service summary

This authorisation is required to possess drugs for non-medical purposes such as research, teaching, veterinary use, crocodile husbandry and dog control.

Service type


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


Up to 36 months on anniversary of application.


$57 per year (50 revenue units. 2017-18 revenue unit is $1.15)

Administering agency

Department of Health
Medicines & Poisons Control

Act(s) name

Medicines, Poisons & Therapeutic Goods Act 2012 (Northern Territory)

Contact details


Operating address:
2nd Floor
Casuarina Plaza
Casuarina NT 0810
Mailing address:
Attention: Medicine & Poisons Control
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811





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