First Aid Kit Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to acquire controlled medicines for a first aid kit. Authorised medicines included for a first aid kit may be a pharmacy medicine or a pharmacist only medicine.

Obtaining this licence will allow you to:

  • issue or obtain purchase orders for medicines
  • possess, supply or administer a controlled medicine from the first aid kit.

If you intend to have controlled medicines (prescription only) in your first aid kit the Agency has advised that you should consult the Contact Officer.

Service type


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:

  • provide an explanation and details of why you will require the use of these medicines
  • comply with any other requirements that may be set.

Please consult with the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


1, 2 or 3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $256.00 1 year.
Apply Application All $512.00 2 years.
Apply Application All $768.00 3 years.

Act(s) name

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2008 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Health Protection Service

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Pharmaceutical Services

Health Protection Service

Health Directorate

Australian Capital Territory
Operating address: Howard Florey Centenary House
25 Mulley Street
Holder, Australian Capital Territory 2611
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5005
Weston Creek, Australian Capital Territory 2611