Industrial, Educational, Advisory or Research Permit - Victoria


Your organisation may need this permit if your organisation intends to obtain or purchase poisons or controlled substances for industrial, educational, advisory or research purposes.

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 permit you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • ensure your premises is suitable, sanitary and adequately equipped for your intended use.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Ongoing requirements include:

  • paying the required yearly renewal fee
  • regularly reviewing relevant procedures, and completing an application to change details relating to the permit if they have changed.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fees range depending on the schedule(s) substances included on the application. Please see attached fee schedule.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources Important
Apply All Medicines and Poisons - Licence and Permit Fees Schedule (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Regulations 2017 Victoria

Lodgement process


Please submit your application on the approved online form to the Agency accompanied by the required fee.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Medicines and Poisons Regulation

Contact details

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