Please read this information before completing an ACT Radiation Licence application form.
If you already hold a radiation licence in another Australian state or territory you may be eligible to notify for Automatic Mutual Recognition (AMR) under the Mutual Recognition Act 1992.
More information, including a portal for AMR Notification, can be found on the Access Canberra website.
To apply for an ACT Radiation Licence, please follow the application steps below:
- use the online form or download the Radiation Licence application form
- complete and sign the application form
- submit the form with the appropriate documentation and fee to the Health Protection Service
You are issued with a tax invoice and a letter of receipt after you apply.
Your Licence Certificate is mailed to you once your application has been approved. Please note a licence application may be referred to the Radiation Advisory Committee during the assessment process.
Please ensure you renew your licence before the expiry date.
Fees paid by employers
Your employer may elect to pay the fee if you require a licence for your work. This is a private arrangement and it remains your responsibility as the applicant to ensure all fees are paid.