Eligibility Certificate for Pharmacy Ownership - Tasmania

Description

You will require an eligibility certificate if you intend to hold an interest in a pharmacy business. An eligibility certificate (EC) is an annual licence that confirms the holder's eligibility to have an interest in a pharmacy business. It can cover up to four businesses if all the interests are held in the name of the holder of that EC. Eligibility certificates may be applied for as either:

  • an individual
  • an individual as trustee for a trust
  • a body corporate (a Pty Ltd company)
  • a body corporate as trustee for a trust.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this certificate you must:

  • hold national accreditation as a pharmacist, or if applying as a body or trust, have a controlling interest as a registered pharmacist
  • supply any evidence as required by the Authority
  • provide an application in the approved form and which is accompanied by the appropriate fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Fees will vary depending on the nature of interest in a pharmacy business. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Application for Approval an Issue of an Eligibility Certificate for a Body Corporate (ABC) - PDF
Apply Trust Application for Approval of a Trust (AAT) - PDF
Apply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Application for Issue of an Eligibility Certificate Individual or Individual as Trustee (ECI) - PDF
Vary Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Application for Approval of Change of Ownership of a Pharmacy - PDF (Opens in new window)
Vary Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Application for Approval to Make Changes to a Body Corporate - PDF (Opens in new window)
Vary Trust Application for Approval of Changes to an Approved Trust - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Pharmacy Control Act 2001 TAS

Lodgement process

Apply

It is preferred that applications are emailed to the Registrar, however hard copies of large documents such as trust deeds and constitutions should be posted.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Tasmanian Pharmacy Authority

Contact details

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

The Registrar

Tasmanian Pharmacy Authority

Department of Health and Human Services

Mailing address: PO BOX 1082
Sandy Bay, Tasmania 7005
Mobile: 0417 752 348
Email: registrar@pharmacyauthority.tas.gov.au