Fees and turnaround time of controlled drugs and psychotropic substances

Here is the list of fees and turnaround time to help you with your controlled drug and psychotropic substance transactions.

Controlled drugs

Fees and turnaround time

Application Fee Turnaround time
Application for licence to import controlled drugs or licence to export controlled drugs $103 20 working days from the date of application.
Application for licence to sell controlled drugs by wholesale or licence to manufacture controlled drugs $515 10 working days from the date of audit close out.
Amend licence to sell controlled drugs by wholesale or licence to manufacture controlled drugs (with site inspection) $206 10 working days from the date of audit close-out.
Amend licence to sell controlled drugs by wholesale or licence to manufacture controlled drugs (without site inspection) $52 10 working days from the date of application.
Renew licence to sell controlled drugs by wholesale or licence to manufacture controlled drugs $515 Auto-approved upon successful licence fee deduction.

Note: Turnaround time excludes the time taken for you to respond to our requests for clarification or additional information ("applicant's stop-clock").

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Psychotropic substances

Fees and turnaround time

Application Fee Turnaround time
Application for approval to import therapeutic products containing psychotropic substances or confirmation of authorisation to import a psychotropic substance $103 20 working days from the date of application.
Application for approval to export therapeutic products containing psychotropic substances or export licence for psychotropic substances $103 20 working days from the date of application.

Note: Turnaround time excludes the time taken for you to respond to our requests for clarification or additional information ("applicant's stop clock").

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Restricted substances

Fees and Turnaround time

Application Fee Turnaround time
Application for certificate of approval for import of a therapeutic product or confirmation of authorisation to import a restricted substance  $103 10 working days from the date of application.

Note: Turnaround time excludes the time taken for you to respond to our requests for clarification or additional information ("applicant's stop clock").

Payment modes

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