Certificate of Registration as a Poisons Wholesaler - Northern Territory

Description

You must apply for this certificate of registration if you intend to be registered to stock and sell certain medicines and poisons by wholesale in the Northern Territory.

This includes poisons for therapeutic use, poisons restricted to medical, dental or veterinary prescription or supply, hazardous poisons, poisons requiring special precautions or those for which restrictions recommended for drugs of dependence apply.

If you are granted a certificate of registration, you can supply medicines and poisons to:

  • medical practitioners
  • dentists
  • veterinarians
  • pharmacists
  • retailers licensed to sell Schedule 2 or 7 substances
  • holders of medical kit authorisations.

You must see a person's authorisation or be satisfied they are authorised before you supply them. They should give you a signed written order.

You may only supply the medicines specified in the authorisation or licence for retailers and medical kit holders.

When supplying retailers, it is your responsibility to make sure their licence is current. Retailers do not need a licence to sell Schedule 5 and 6 substances.

If you require further information, please contact the department.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

You can register for one, two or three years.

Fees

Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $181.00

Application fee: $60
Licence fee: $121

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Common All Wholesaler Registration (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2012 Northern Territory

Additional information

You must not supply medicines or poisons to a person with a prescription. This includes prescriptions from:

  • doctors
  • nurse practitioners
  • dentists
  • veterinarians
  • optometrists
  • podiatrists
You should tell people with descriptions to go to the pharmacy.
If you require any further information, please contact the department.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Manager

Medicines & Poisons Control

Department of Health

Operating address: 2nd Floor
Casuarina Plaza
Casuarina NT 0810
Mailing address: Attention: Medicine & Poisons Control
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Phone: 08 8922 7341
Fax: 08 8922 7200
Email: poisonscontrol@nt.gov.au
Website: Medicines and Poisons Control (Opens in new window)