Permit to Establish or Decommission a Facility - Australian Government


You will require this permit if you intend to establish a facility to carry out work associated with nuclear activities. Facilities that require this permit include:

  • nuclear facilities
  • facilities for the carrying out of nuclear activities
  • facilities for the use of associated equipment.

You may also apply for a permit to carry out work to decommission the whole or a part of a facility. You will need separate permits if you intend to transport or possess nuclear material or associated items.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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Act(s) name

Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Regulations 1987 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office

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