Pharmacy Medicines Rural Communities Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to operate a pharmacy business in a rural community within the Australian Capital Territory.

The licence entitles the holder to issue, obtain, possess or sell licensed medicine by retail in a rural community. For the purposes of this licence a rural community is any community more than 25km by the shortest practical route to the nearest community pharmacy.

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

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


Up to 3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $144.00 1 year.
Apply Application All $288.00 2 years.
Apply Application All $432.00 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.