Opioid Dependency Treatment Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to offer opioid dependency treatment services.

The licence authorises a doctor, pharmacist or nurse to deal with opioid maintenance medication. The holder of this licence is authorised to issue, obtain, possess, dispense, supply or administer buprenorphine and / or methadone for the purpose of treating a drug dependent person.

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.


Up to 3 years


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You do not need to pay any fees.


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

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