Retail licence - medicines - Queensland


You will need this licence if you intend to retail schedule 2 medicine. This licence covers:

  • buying and possessing stock of substances stated in your licence
  • selling substances at retail at the premises stated in your licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence your premises will need to be located more than 25 km, in a direct route, from a pharmacy.


Up to two years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $210.50

Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal All $210.50

Fees for 2021-22

Vary Variation All $210.50

Fees for 2021-22

Approval time

Up to 90 days

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Healthcare Approvals and Regulation Unit

Contact details

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

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Healthcare Approvals and Regulation Unit

Queensland Health