Authorisation to Possess Drugs for Non-Medical Purposes - Northern Territory


This authorisation is required to possess drugs for non-medical purposes such as research, teaching, veterinary use, crocodile husbandry and dog control.

Service type


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


Up to 36 months on anniversary of application.


$59 per year (50 revenue units. 2018-19 revenue unit is $1.18)

Act(s) name

Medicines, Poisons & Therapeutic Goods Act 2012 NT

Administering agency

Department of Health

Medicines & Poisons Control

Contact details

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


Operating address: 2nd Floor
Casuarina Plaza
Casuarina NT 0810
Mailing address: Attention: Medicine & Poisons Control
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Phone: 0889227341
Fax: 0889227200
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