Licence to Obtain and Supply Poisons - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to access and (in some cases) supply a scheduled poison in Victoria. This licence must only be used for using the scheduled poisons for:

  • health services
  • research or industrial purposes
  • wholesale and manufacture.

The only poisons that may be used are:

  • Schedule 4
  • Schedule 8
  • Schedule 9.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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, you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • have the required qualifications
  • have evidence that the poison will be stored in a secure manner
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Please see the attached fee schedule.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Licence or Permit Application (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Act(s) name

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Regulations 2017 Victoria

Approval time

6 weeks.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Medicines and Poisons Regulation

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:

Licensing

Medicines and Poisons Regulation

Department of Health and Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 4057
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 364 545
Fax: 1300 360 830
Email: dpcs@dhhs.vic.gov.au
Website: Drugs and Poisons Regulation (Opens in new window)