Licence to Sell or Supply Poisons - Northern Territory

Service summary

This licence is required to sell or supply Schedule 2 or 7 poisons.

Schedule 2 poisons, which are poisons for therapeutic use, may only be sold in pharmacies or if the retailer is more than 25 km from a pharmacy.

Where pesticides (Schedule 7 poisons e.g. 1080) are being sold the vendor must ensure that the pesticide is registered and the vendor must also meet AGSAFE requirements, including AGSAFE Industry Organisation Accreditation.

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.


Application fee: $57 (50 revenue units)
Licence fee: $57 per year (50 revenue units.)
2017-18 Revenue unit = $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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