Licence to Possess or Administer a Schedule 4 or Schedule 8 Drug - South Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you are a pharmacists or veterinary surgeon and you intend to possess or administer a Schedule 4 or Schedule 8 drug.

A Schedule 4 drug is a prescription only medicine or prescription animal remedy. A Schedule 8 drug is a controlled drug.

There are three licence types:

  • Imprest licence for facilities where medicines are supplied from the pharmacy department of a hospital, or by an authorised seller of poisons, to a licensed health service or wards, theatres, departments or clinics
  • Emergency stock licence for facilities which hold an emergency stock of medicines
  • Supply of medicines licence for facilities which hold an imprest or emergency stock of medicines and are required to supply medicines not dispensed by a pharmacist.

Service type

Licence

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.

Duration

One or three years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fee for Schedule 4 Medicines:

  • One year - $106
  • Three years - $318

Fees for 2021-22

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Fee for Schedule 8 Medicines:

  • One year - $106
  • Three years - $318

Fees for 2021-22

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Fee for both Schedule 4 and Schedule 8 Medicines:

  • One year - $143
  • Three years - $429

Fees for 2021-22

Lodgement process

Apply

Please include one of the following with your application:

  • a copy of the current certificate(s) of registration of your company and/or trading names
  • the names of the persons running the business where there is no company name, but there is a trading name, and a copy of the current certificate(s) of registration of trading names
  • the names of the persons running the business where there is no company name or trading name.

Administering agency

SA Health

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:

Controlled Substances Licensing

SA Health

South Australia
Mailing address: PO BOX 6
Rundle Mall, South Australia 5000
Phone: 08 8226 7100
Fax: 08 8226 6681
Email: healthcontrolledsubstances@sa.gov.au