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Medical radiation Possession Licence

Apply for a licence to possess a medical radiation source for a radiation practice. You can apply for this licence as corporation or an individual.

Medical radiation Approval to Acquire

Apply for an Approval to Acquire a medical radiation source. You will need an approval every time you seek to purchase or otherwise obtain a radiation source.

Last updated: 4 December 2020

Setting up your radiation business

New radiation businesses will need to follow a process to set-up their radiation sources and premises:

  1. Possession Licence—have overall ownership and control of radiation source
  2. Approval to Acquire—purchase or otherwise obtain a radiation source
  3. Use Licence—perform a medical radiation procedure

Medical radiation business purposes include:

  • Medical imaging
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Radiation therapy
  • Surgical procedures.

You may also need to relocate or dispose of a radiation source or transport a radioactive substance.