Radiation licences for medical and dental practitioners

Nuclear medicine technologists

You need a radiation licence to work in nuclear medicine.

Before you apply

To get a radiation licence for nuclear medicine, you must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • registration with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • a statement of accreditation by the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM)
  • a provisional statement of accreditation from ANZSNM.

How to apply 

To apply follow these steps.

Step 1. Fill in the application for a licence to the Chief Health Officer.
Step 2. Check the fee.
Step 3. Submit your application and fee in one of the following ways:

In person

Submit your application and fee at your nearest Receiver of Territory Monies Office.

Email or mail

Phone the Receiver of Territory monies and pay the fee by credit card.

Enter your payment receipt number on the application form and do one of the following:


For more information contact Radiation Protection by phone on 08 8922 7152 or email at radiationprotection@nt.gov.au.

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Last updated: 15 June 2021

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