Licence to Cultivate and Produce Medicinal Cannabis - Australian Government

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to grow or cultivate medicinal cannabis. It is important to note that cannabis may only be grown under this licence for medicinal purposes only. You will be required to hold additional licensing with your State or Territory Government if you intend to grow industrial hemp.

There are two kinds of licence you may apply for:

  • A medicinal cannabis licence allows for the cultivation and / or production of medicinal cannabis for the purpose of supplying cannabis product manufacturers.
  • A cannabis research licence allows for the cultivation and / or production of medicinal cannabis for research purposes into its medicinal properties.

There are separate licensing requirements for the different licence types. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements

To apply for one of these licences you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • prove that there is a producer or manufacturer who will buy any raw materials you produce
  • provide details of your business and proposed cultivation site
  • complete the required form
  • pay the prescribed fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $5290.00

Medicinal cannabis licence.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $1830.00

Medicinal cannabis permit.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $5290.00

Medicinal cannabis research licence.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $1830.00

Medicinal cannabis research permit.

Vary Variation Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $4150.00

Medicinal cannabis licence.

Vary Variation Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $1730.00

Medicinal cannabis permit.

Vary Variation Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $4150.00

Medicinal cannabis research licence.

Vary Variation Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $1730.00

Medicinal cannabis research permit.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Office of Drug Control

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Medicinal Cannabis Section

Mailing address: PO BOX 100
Woden, Australian Capital Territory 2606
Other: 02 6232 8433
Email: mcs@health.gov.au