Licence to Sell or Supply by Retail - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to sell or supply poisons or controlled substances by retail. This licence does not authorise you to manufacture poisons or controlled substances. Schedule 2 poisons are the most common poisons and controlled substances sold by retail. These substances are for therapeutic use, including certain pain relief medications, cough mixtures and travel sickness preparations, which may require advice from a pharmacist for safe use.

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 for this licence you must:

  • Nominate a Responsible Person;
  • Allow the agency to inspect your retail premises;
  • Submit all required documentation; and
  • Pay the prescribed fees.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Annual.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees may vary. Please consult the Table of Fees for further information.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Regulations 2017 Victoria

Lodgement process

Apply

Your application must be in the approved form and mailed to the Agency accompanied by the required fee.

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)