Manufacturing and Wholesale Chemists Licences - Tasmania

Description

You will need a licence if you intend to operate a business as a manufacturing chemist or a wholesale chemist.

Manufacturing chemists may be authorised, at the place stated in the licence, to make or refine for sale:

  • scheduled substances in general
  • medical cannabis
  • a specified class or specified classes of scheduled substances
  • scheduled substances other than a specified class.

Wholesale chemists may be authorised, at the place stated in the licence, to buy and sell:

  • scheduled substances in general
  • a specified class or specified classes of scheduled substances
  • scheduled substances other than a specified class.

Scheduled substances are set out in the poisons standard below.

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 licence you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • hold the appropriate qualifications
  • supply information specifying the substances to be manufactured or refined for sale
  • state the place at which you propose to carry on your business.

Duration

Up to 24 months

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence All

Licence fee to sell or supply by wholesale:

  • scheduled substances including narcotic substances - $189.75
  • narcotic substances only - $99.00
  • scheduled substances other than narcotic substances - $99.00

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All

Licence fee to manufacture, sell or supply of scheduled substances:

  • scheduled substances including narcotic substances - $742.50
  • narcotic substances only - $577.50
  • scheduled substances other than narcotic substances - $189.75

Fees for 2021-22

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All The Poisons Standard (the SUSMP) (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Poisons Act 1971 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Poisons Regulations 2018 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Pharmaceutical Services Branch

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:

Chief Pharmacist

Pharmaceutical Services Branch

Department of Health

Tasmania
Mailing address: GPO BOX 125
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 0400
Fax: 03 6173 0820
Email: pharmserv@health.tas.gov.au
Website: Pharmaceutical Services (Opens in new window)