Permit to Possess Certain Poisons or Prohibited Substances for Research, Instruction, Training or Analysis - South Australia

Service summary

This permit enables the holder to possess poisons (eg cyanides), drugs of dependence (eg morphine) and prohibited substances (eg heroin) for research, instruction, training or analysis purposes. Permit holders must be bonafide research or educational institutions.

Service type


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





Administering agency

Department of Health
SA Health

Act(s) name

Controlled Substances Act 1984 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Controlled Substances (Poisons) Regulations 2011 (South Australia)

Contact details


Operating address:
Level 1, 11 Hindmarsh Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
PO Box 6
Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000





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