Licence for Pharmaceutical Chemists to Sell Poisons and Drugs - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a pharmacy.

This licence will authorise you to sell pharmaceutical products that are scheduled poisons from a registered pharmacy premises. To be eligible you must be a registered Australian pharmacist, and have been nominated to the Pharmacy Board as the pharmacist with responsibility for the pharmacy.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.

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:

  • Be a registered pharmacist;
  • Have successfully registered your pharmacy premises;
  • Have been nominated to the Pharmacy Board as the pharmacist with overall responsibility for the pharmacy; and
  • Be at least 21 years old.

Please note that you will be responsible for the correct storage and supply of all scheduled drugs. Please consult the information and application documents for further details.

Duration

Annual.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

$132 (1 year) or $265 (3 years).

RenewRenewal

$99 (one year) or $214 (3 years).

Approval time

Approximately 10 working days.

Administering agency

Department of Health
Public Health
Disaster Management, Regulation and Planning Directorate

Act(s) name

Poisons Act 1964 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Poisons Regulations 1965 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Pharmaceutical Services Branch
Department of Health
Public Health
Disaster Management, Regulation and Planning Directorate


Operating address:
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Mailing address:
PO BOX 8549
Perth Business Centre, Western Australia 6849

Phone:

08 92226883

Fax:

08 92222463
poisons@health.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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