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:

  • A nuclear facility;
  • A facility for the carrying out of nuclear activities; and
  • A facility for the use of associated equipment.

A permit may also be granted for work to be carried out to decommission the whole or a part of a facility. Separate permits will be needed if you intend to transport or possess nuclear material or associated items. Please consult the Contact Officer for 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.


As specified in the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office

Contact details

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

Director General

Operating address: RG Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Phone: 02 62611920
Fax: 02 62611908