Registration of Pharmacy Premises - Tasmania


You will need this registration to operate a pharmacy.

The operation of pharmacies involves the:

  • compounding and dispensing of narcotic substances and restricted substances by a pharmacist on the prescription of a medical practitioner or other health professional
  • sale or supply of potent substances
  • sale or supply of medicinal poisons by a pharmacist or by an employee of a pharmacist.

To register your pharmacy premises you must supply details of the premises such as where the business will be located and the details of any individuals that will have a financial interest in the business. An individual is considered to have a financial interest in a pharmacy business if they are one of the following:

  • a sole proprietor of a pharmacy business
  • a partner in a pharmacy business
  • a director, member and / or shareholder in a pharmacist company
  • a trustee or beneficiary of, or unit holder in, a pharmacy business.

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 registration, you must:

  • be a registered pharmacist
  • have an eligibility certificate to hold an interest in a pharmacy business as approved by the Authority.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees are listed on the attached document.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Pharmacy Fees (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Pharmacy Control Act 2001 Tasmania

Approval time

Application processing can take between 4 and 8 weeks

Administering agency

Department of Health

Tasmanian Pharmacy Authority

Contact details

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