Approval to Supply, Compound or Dispense Medicines in Special Circumstances - Victoria


You will require this approval if you are a registered pharmacist and you intend to supply or dispense medication outside a registered pharmacy premises.

This approval will only be granted in special circumstances, for example if medication is required to be dispensed from a nursing home.

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 approval, you must:

  • be a registered pharmacist
  • complete the relevant application form
  • provide any additional information required by the Agency.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $145.00

Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Pharmacy Regulation Act 2010 Victoria

Administering agency

Victorian Pharmacy Authority

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:

Pharmacy Approval Unit

Victorian Pharmacy Authority

Operating address: Level 2
15 - 31 Pelham Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053
Phone: 03 9653 1700
Fax: 03 9653 1750