Infection Control Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to apply for this licence if you intend to provide a service where skin penetration procedures are undertaken.

You will need this licence if you provide:

  • acupuncture
  • beauty therapy
  • body piercing
  • dental practice services
  • dry needling
  • pathology services
  • podiatry services
  • tattooing
  • nail salon services.

You will also need to apply for procedure approval for any procedures that you undertake involving skin penetration.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


1, 2 or 3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Application for infection control licence for:

  • 1 Year per premises: $208.00
  • 2 years per premises: $416.00
  • 3 years per premises: $624.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Transfer Transfer All $85.00

Per premises. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2000 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.