Registration of Pharmacy Premises - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this registration if you carry out a licensed pharmacy business or pharmacy department. In addition to needing to be licensed, the physical premises from which the pharmacy business or department are run must be registered.

The registration will be granted if the Authority determines that you are eligible to carry out a pharmacy business or department and the premises is suitable. This registration may be made at the same time as the pharmacy business or pharmacy department licence application.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

The registration of a pharmacy premise may be made at the same time as the pharmacy business or pharmacy department licence application. To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • Be eligible to carry on a pharmacy business or pharmacy department;
  • Have premises that are suitable for providing pharmacy services;
  • Ensure that your premises are compliant with applicable legislative requirements;
  • Apply in writing;
  • Provide all information required by the Authority; and
  • Pay the prescribed fee.

Your application may be refused if you have previously been convicted of an offence under pharmacy legislation or another offence affecting your suitability, contravened an Authority standard.



Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Victorian Pharmacy Authority

Act(s) name

Pharmacy Regulation Act 2010 (Victoria)

Contact details

Pharmacy Approval Unit
Victorian Pharmacy Authority

Operating address:
Level 2
15 - 31 Pelham Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053


03 9653 1700


03 9653 1750


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