Guides and Forms

Page last updated: 07 August 2020

Guides

Deactivation of an approved pharmacist guidelines
How to register and sign in to the PBS Approved Suppliers Portal (PDF 1378 KB)
How to submit an online application to change ownership of an approved pharmacy (PDF 2228 KB)
How to submit an online application to establish a new pharmacy (PDF 2146 KB)
How to submit an online application to relocate an approved pharmacy (with a change of ownership) (PDF 2284 KB)
How to submit an online application to relocate an approved pharmacy (without a change of ownership) (PDF 2244 KB)
How to submit online comments for surrounding pharmacists (PDF 298 KB)
How to upload PDF application forms or additional requested information (PDF 402 KB)
Valid Application Checklist (PDF 680 KB)

Forms

Pharmacists

Application for permission to supply pharmaceutical benefits following bankruptcy or external administration form (PDF 133 KB)
Appointment of a representative to prepare and submit an application (PDF 115 KB)
Authority to permit person(s) to enquire and/or sign claim forms on behalf of an approved pharmacist (PDF 151 KB)
Current Owner’s Declaration (PDF 96 KB)
Notification of bank account details for an approved pharmacist form (PDF 109 KB)
Notification of change of pharmacy registered business (trading) name form (PDF 97 KB)

Deceased Pharmacists

Application for permission to carry on a business as a pharmacist by the legal personal representative of a deceased approved pharmacist form (PDF 98 KB)
Application to carry on business as a pharmacist by a beneficiary of a deceased approved pharmacist form (PDF 107 KB)
Authority to authorise pharmacist(s) to sign claim forms on behalf of section 91 permission holder form (PDF 119 KB)

Services Australia

Online claiming for Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - application and terms and conditions form
Notification of Australian Business Number and reference identification for tax treatment purposes and recipient created tax invoice agreement form

Hospital Authority:

Application for a hospital authority to prescribe and/or supply pharmaceutical benefits and/or highly specialised drugs form (PDF 111 KB)
Authority to authorise pharmacist(s) to sign claim forms on behalf of a hospital authority form (PDF 117 KB)
Notification of a prescribing-only hospital form (PDF 102 KB)
Notification of bank details for a hospital authority form (PDF 107 KB)

Medical Practitioners:

Application for a medical practitioner to supply pharmaceutical benefits (PDF 115 KB)
Notification of bank details for an approved medical practitioner form (PDF 104 KB)

Ministerial Discretion

Application for Ministerial Approval to supply pharmaceutical benefits at a particular premises (PDF 178 KB)
Ministerial Discretion Guidelines (PDF 427 KB)
Ministerial Discretion Guidelines (Word 555 KB)

Supporting Information and Legislation

ACPA application process map (PDF 124 KB)
ACPA application process map (Word 19 KB)
Change of Ownership application process map (PDF 143 KB)
Change of Ownership application process map (Word 21 KB)
Ministerial discretion process map (PDF 272 KB)
Pharmacy Location Rules
Pharmacy Location Rules – Applicant’s Handbook (PDF 532 KB)
Pharmacy Location Rules – Applicant’s Handbook (Word 227 KB)