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Application for a new management licence
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Do you need to complete this form?
You need a management licence prior to conducting any radiation practice. A radiation practice is any activity that involves but not limited to:Possession or disposal of a radiation sourceTransport of radioactive materialSale of radiation sourcesRepairing, testing, or maintaining radiation sourcesMining or processing radioactive material.A management licence must be held by an individual or a company before they conduct the radiation practice (for example, before they take possession of the radiation source). Failure to hold the required management licence is a serious offence against the Radiation Act 2005.Note: If you want to vary your existing management licence, do not use this form. Complete an "Application to vary or transfer a management licence" instead.The Department of Health provides information about the anticipated processing time for management licence related applications on the website listed above

Applicant details

Application for a new management licence
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Applicant details

Is the applicant a company or individual?

Company details

Details (NB: Must be a legal entity such as a company incorporated under the Corporations Act or a legal entity established under some other legislation. A trust or a trustee of a trust or a registered business name that is not also a separate legal entity will not be accepted. Refer to for further information)

Applicant name

Business address

Note: A full and correct physical address is required. No postal address will be accepted.

Mailing address

Contact person details

Name of person authorised by the applicant to speak to the department about the application.
Are you authorised by the proposed licence holder/applicant to act on their behalf in relation to all radiation safety requirements (Radiation Act 2005)? *
Note: Only authorised persons may complete this form. For further information please refer to the sector-specific information for management licences found at

Contact person details

At least one contact phone number is required *
All correspondence will be sent to the email address listed above.

Licence details

Application for a new management licence
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Radiation practice details


Please list the details of the site where you wish to conduct the radiation practice.Note: A full and correct physical address is required. No postal addresses will be accepted.

Radiation practice details

You now need to tell us about each and every source at this site. What do you want your licence to include?
To add another Radiation practice, click the Add radiation practice button
To add another Site, click the Add site button


Application for a new management licence
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Supporting documents

You will be asked to provide the supporting documents when you submit this form.For details on information and documentation you are required to attach with your application, please refer to sector specific information at the following website: you fail to provide the requested information your application may be returned resulting in unnecessary processing delays.

Licence duration

Licence duration
Information about fees is on the Department website.

Payment details

DO NOT SEND IN PAYMENT - You will be sent a request for payment once your application has been assessed.Please note that a licence cannot be issued until the prescribed fee has been received by the Department and your application has been fully assessed. You will be advised of the decision and, subject to the approval of your application, you will be sent a licence.

Additional information


I understand and acknowledge that: The information provided in this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge.The Department of Health may refuse this application if it becomes evident that information or any supporting documentation provided is incomplete or false.This application forms a legal document and penalties exist for providing false or misleading information.

Privacy statement

The Department of Health is bound by Victoria's privacy laws, including the Information Privacy Act 2000. The Radiation Act 2005 provides that an application for a management licence must include certain information, including information about the radiation sources or kinds of radiation sources in relation to which the applicant will conduct a radiation practice. We will use the personal information provided by you on this form to assess your application for a management licence and to monitor your compliance with the Act. If you do not provide us with this information, we may not be able to assess your application. It is an offence for you to possess a radiation source unless you hold a current management licence that allows the possession of that source.You have the right under FOI legislation to apply for access to, and correction of, your personal information held by the Department. For more information about how to make a request, please visit the Department of Health's FOI website at or call 1300 020 360.Section 136 of the Radiation Act allows the Department to disclose information that it collects under the Radiation Act or the Radiation Regulations 2007 to certain persons and agencies (including the Health Services Commissioner, the Victorian Workcover Authority, the Commonwealth Health Insurance Commission and some practitioner registration boards) for the purpose of performing its statutory functions or to assist other government bodies to perform their functions.


If you are having difficulty completing of submitting this form, please contact:Department of Health
Registration and Licensing
GPO Box 4541
Melbourne VIC 3001
Telephone: 1300 767 469

Department of Health