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Drug License


Overview

Drug License  is mandatory to do business in Drugs & Cosmetics in India. The provisions pertaining to this has been provided in Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940 which is applicable to entire India. The Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940 is an Act to consolidate all the laws relating to drugs & cosmetics in India. A particular business entity may require different types of drug license based on their business.

If a business is operating in more than two states, it has to obtain drug licence in every state in which business is being carried on. Drug licence depends on the location of the business. If drugs are sold or stocked for sale at more than one place, application shall be made, and license shall be issued, in respect of each such place.

The business on getting a Drug license must ensure that all the condition in the drug licence are complied with at all the time during the course of the business. All the records shall be maintained in the manner specified by the licensing authorities and all the changes in the business activities must be informed to the licensing authority. Sabkuch Legal is one of the best in the domain in Drug License registration.

 

Different types of Drug License in India

Manufacturing Drug License

This License must be acquired by the manufacturers of Allopathic, Ayurvedic, Cosmetics products or other drugs under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. The respective State Government grants this License to the applicant.

Loan Drug License in India

Loan Drug License is issued to those authorities who do not have their own land for manufacturing their drugs but want to manufacture the products and services with their brand name on land of those are already issued with the License of manufacturing.

Import Drug License

This Drug License must be acquired by those persons who are using imported products for manufacturing drugs or those who are engaging in the distribution of imported drugs in India.

Multi License for Drugs

Multi-Drug License must be acquired by those entrepreneurs who are operating in more than one state. No one can sell drugs at more than one place without obtaining this Multi-Drug License.

Sale Drug License in India

The Sale Drug license in India is acquired by wholesalers and retailers who are engaging in the distribution of drugs in India.

Benefits of Drug License

The benefits of Drug License are mentioned below:

  1. With the rise of medical issues in recent times it is necessary for the government to take a control over those dealing in this sector so that any entity if obtains Drug license can do its business without any fear of being caught.
  2. An entity working in pharma sector can easily expand their wholesale business as no retailer will hesitate in dealing with person who has obtained the license with concerned authority.

Procedure

Procedure for Drug License

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Drug License?

Drug License is a permission under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act from a competent authority of the State Government to run a pharmacy business in India.

When is Drug License required?

Drug License is mandatory to do business in Drugs & Cosmetics in India.

Do I need to obtain a Drug License to run a chemist shop?

Yes, the Chemist shop comes under the category of Retail Drug business so Drug license is mandatory.

Do I need to take a Drug license in another state as I want to expand my business in other states too?

Yes, the Drug License is permission from a competent authority of a State Government and if a business is being carried out at more than one state then the license shall be taken for the respective state.

What are the documents required for obtaining Drug License?

Documents Required for Drug License are :

  • Key plan of the premises.
  • Site plan of the premises.
  • Receipt of the refrigerator purchased.
  • Copy of Diploma/ pharmacy degree.
  • Address Proof of the Business premises.
  • Appointment letter of the registered pharmacist.
  • Proof of Constitution of Business.
  • Affidavit by the Proprietor/Director/Partner’s.
  •  Application form along with the covering letter and challan of fee deposited.

Under which Act is Drug license granted? 

Drug License is granted under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940.

How long does Sabkuch Legal take to complete the Drug Licensing application?

We try our best to complete your task in the least possible time.

Why Choose Us

Why Choose us for Drug License

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