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Health Service Permit - Western Australia


You will need this permit if you operate a business or healthcare facility and intend to:

  • manufacture and/or sell medicines and poisons
  • purchase medicines and poisons and/or sell via a third party
  • use and purchase medicines and poisons in research and/or education settings
  • purchase Schedule 7 poisons (Dangerous Poisons).

Healthcare facilities will also need a permit if they intend to hold an imprest of medicines. This is where a health care facility is supplied by a pharmacy department or authorised seller of medicines for use by all health practitioners at the business.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $218.00

Fees for 2024-25

Apply Licence All $162.00

Fees for 2024-25

General Duplicate Certificate All $44.00

Fees for 2024-25

Vary Variation All $87.00

Fees for 2024-25

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Partnership, Sole Trader Guide to Applying for a Licence or Permit - DOCX (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Medicines and Poisons Act 2014 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Medicines and Poisons Regulations 2016 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Medicines and Poisons Regulation Branch

Contact details

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