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Industrial radiography practices - Radiation Health

This page provides advice on how to apply for licences to possess and use industrial radiography equipment.

Use licence application kit

Any person who uses radiation sources for industrial radiography must hold an appropriate use licence. To apply for a licence, the following steps should be followed:

Step 1

Download and complete the application form:

If a person wishes to use a security enhanced source , that person will need to undergo a security and criminal history check. To enable this check to be conducted, download and complete the application form:

Step 2

Refer to the following information sheet for details on the licensing criteria for this practice.

Step 3

Submit the completed application forms, with verification of qualifications and experience as requested by the licensing criteria information sheet, to Radiation Health. The prescribed fees must accompany the applications.

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Possession licence application kit

A possession licence, issued under the Radiation Safety Act 1999, is required to be held to possess industrial radiography radiation sources. To apply for a licence, the following steps should be followed:

Step 1

Download and complete the application form:

Step 2

Develop a radiation safety and protection plan which details the radiation protection measures that will be conducted by your practice. Information to assist in the development of such a plan is available, as follows:

Step 3

Submit the completed application form, with a signed and dated radiation safety and protection plan, to Radiation Health. The prescribed fee must accompany the application.

Information sheets

The following links provide some background information on the legislated requirements applicable to possession and use licence applicants:

Possession Licensees

Use Licensees

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Last updated: 30 April 2015