Infection Control - 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.

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.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $198.00 Per premises.
Renew Transfer All $81.00 Per premises.
Transfer Renewal All $198.00 Per premises.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Public Health Officers

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
Phone: 02 5124 9700
Fax: 02 5124 5554
Website: Health Protection Service (Opens in new window)