The Health Protection Service needs to confirm the identification of applicants applying for licences and registrations. All applications require specific documentation under the Public Health Act 1997, Food Act 2001, Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2008 and Radiation Protection Act 2006.
NOTE: From 20 January 2023 the Health Protection Service requires a photo or copy of photographic identification documents. There is no requirement for certification.
Applying as an individual
Each applicant or owner must provide one piece of photographic identification.
Preferred types of identification include:
- Drivers Licence
- Proof of Identity card or Proof of Age card
Applying as a company
Each company must nominate an authorised agent to make the application. The authorised agent must provide one piece of photographic identification.
If your company is a corporation, you must also provide a copy of your current Company Extract issued by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC). This must be issued in the 30 days before applying.