Registration of Radiation Sources - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this registration if you intend to conduct a business using a radiation source. All radiation sources must be registered individually. Radiation sources that must be registered include:

  • x-ray equipment
  • sealed radioactive sources
  • apparatus incorporating a sealed source
  • accelerated particle beam apparatus.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to register a radiation source, you must have a radiation licence allowing possession of the radiation source.

Pre-application discussions are recommended, as there are mandatory requirements the applicant must demonstrate prior to a registration being granted.

Please contact the agency to identify any further eligibility requirements.





Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence All

Radiation source registration for:

  • 1 year: $278.00
  • 2 years: $556.00
  • 3 years: $834.00.

Fees for 2022-23

Act(s) name

Radiation Protection Act 2006 Australian Capital Territory

Application process


You must submit an application, which includes:

  • a radiation management plan
  • a radiation shielding design
  • any other information as requested by the agency.

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Health Protection Service

Contact details

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