Permits for Schedule 1 Chemicals - Australian Government


You will require this permit if you intend to operate a consumption facility where Schedule 1 chemicals in quantities greater than 100g will be acquired, retained, used or transferred.

A permit is also required to operate a research facility at which Schedule 1 chemicals will be produced, acquired or retained at. All chemicals must be used for research, medical or pharmaceutical purposes only.

A permit is also required for protective purpose facilities where less than 10kg of Schedule 1 chemicals will be produced or consumed.

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.


Annual, but may be automatically renewed for up to 4 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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

No fees are required.

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 6261 1920
Fax: 02 6261 1908