Any person desiring to own a pharmacy in terms of section 22A of the Act must submit an application form to the Director-General, and comply with the Pharmacy Act, 53 of 1974, and its Regulations:
- Section 22 and 22A of the Pharmacy Act, 53 of 1974
- Regulations relating to the ownership and licensing of pharmacies
Application forms are available from the link: http://www.health.gov.za/index.php/affordable-medicines/category/270-pharmacy-premises-licence and the applicant must also complete an online application available on the link: http://interns.pharma.mm3.co.za/PasswordRequests/GroupOwnerPasswordRequestEmail .
A User Manual for applicants wishing to apply for a new pharmacy licence, change ownership, relocate an existing pharmacy is available here (click to download). A document detailing Design guidelines for Pharmacies is also available here (click to download) to assist applicants in meeting criteria.