Medicines Wholesalers Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will be required to apply for this licence if you intend to sell medicines by wholesale as an authorised medicines wholesaler. Holding this licence will authorise you to issue, possess, supply or sell medicines by wholesale.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

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:

  • Submit a written application form
  • Provide details of the premises where you will deal with the medicines
  • Provide details of the medicines you intend to sell by wholesale
  • Provide details of security arrangements
  • Be a suitable person and of good character
  • Have satisfied the approved qualifications in chemistry, pharmacy or pharmacology or have the experience and knowledge in the sale of medicines
  • Submit a plan of the premises that shows where medicines will be stored and the location and nature of security devices.

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


Licences are usually issued for 1 year, however up to 3 year licences may be available subject to some limitations.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $370.00 -
Vary Variation All $36.00

Amendment of a licence.

Act(s) name

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2008 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 ACT

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Population Health Division

Contact details

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

Pharmaceutical Services

Population Health Division

Health Directorate

Operating address: Howard Florey Centenary House,
25 Mulley Street
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Mailing address: Locked Bag No.5005
Weston Creek
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Phone: 02 62073974
Fax: 02 32050997