Licence to Possess Radiation Sources - Northern Territory


If you intend to manufacture, sell, acquire, possess, use, store, transport, dispose of or otherwise deal with a radiation source, you will need this licence. This licence is also called a Radiation Protection Plan.


A radiation source is a thing that may emit ionising radiation. A radiation source can be radioactive material or a radiation apparatus.

If you deal with a radiation source, you must take all measures that are reasonable and practicable to ensure the manufacture, possession, use, storage, transport, disposal or other dealing does not result in the health or safety of persons or the environment caused by radiation emitted from the source.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $135.00

Fees for 2023-24


Additional information

In your application you must provide:

  • details of your operation or nature of your operation
  • descriptions of radiation sources (manufacturer, model, serial number, CoC issue date)
  • details of compliance with all statutory requirements and applicable codes of practice
  • details of the facilities for radiation control (general plan of work area, shielding design, written procedures for the control of radiation sources)
  • details of radiation monitoring equipment
  • details of dose controls.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Radiation Protection

Contact details

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