Department of Health

A list of the prescribed fees for radiation licences

Key messages

  • Fees for 1 July 2021 - 30 June 2022 are set out in Tables 1-3.
  • There are no fees associated with applying for a variation to an existing licence or approval.
  • There are no fees associated with applying to transfer an existing management licence.

Please note the following changes in fees under the Radiation Regulations 2017:

  • There are no fees associated with applying for a variation to an existing licence or approval.
  • There are no fees associated with applying to transfer an existing management licence.
  • The fee applicable to an X-ray analysis unit is now dependent on whether the unit is enclosed or non-enclosed.
  • Fee increase for dental 3D Volumetric X-ray units.

Table 1: Use licence fees

Application fee $67.60
  1 year  2 years 3 years
 Use licence fee  $75.20  $142.80  $202.90 

Table 2: Tester’s approval fees

Application fee  $67.60 
  1 year    2 years 3 years 
Tester’s approval fee    $150.30  $285.60  $405.80

Table 3: Management licence fees

 Application fee $135.30 
 Management licence fee1
 1 year 2 years 3 years

Dental X-ray unit, dental panoramic X-ray unit, Cephalometric X-ray unit, Mobile medical plain X-ray unit, Bone Densitometry (DEXA) unit, Veterinary X-ray units, X-ray gauge, Cabinet X-ray equipment, enclosed X-ray analysis unit, other ionising radiation apparatus not specified elsewhere.

$150.30

$285.60

$405.80

Industrial radiography X-ray unit, Fixed medical plain X-ray unit, Mammography X-ray unit, non-enclosed X-ray analysis unit, Chiropractic X-ray unit, Fluoroscopic X-ray unit, Medical therapy simulator, X-ray therapy unit, dental 3D Volumetric X-ray unit. 

$300.60

$571.10 $811.60

Computer tomography unit, Cyclotron, Linear or Particle accelerators

$601.20

$1,142.30

$1,623.20

Sealed-source apparatus up to 40 MBq

$75.20

$142.80

$202.90

Sealed-source apparatus >40 MBq – 40 GBq

$150.30

$285.60

$405.80

Sealed-source apparatus >40 GBq – 400 GBq

$300.60

$571.10

$811.60

Sealed-source apparatus >400 GBq

$601.20

$1,142.30

$1,623.20

Sealed-source up to 40 MBq

$75.20

$142.80

$199.90

Sealed-source >40 MBq – 40 GBq

$150.30

$285.60

$405.80

Sealed-source >40 GBq – 400GBq

$300.60

$571.10

$811.60

Sealed-source >400 GBq

$601.20

$1,142.30

$1,623.20

Radioactive material2 (other than a sealed source) up to 40 GBq 

$150.30

$285.60

$405.80  

Radioactive material (other than a sealed source) 40GBq – 400GBq 

$300.60

$571.10

$811.60

Radioactive material (other than a sealed source) >400GBq 

$601.20

$1,142.30

$1,623.20

Fee for other types of management licences (e.g. sale of radiation sources) 

$150.30

$285.60

$405.80

1 The fee for a licence to possess more than one radiation source is the sum of the fees for each source.
2 The fee for a licence to possess radioactive material comprises of a single fee based on aggregated activity.

Reviewed 30 July 2021

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Contact details

Our phone service is available Monday to Friday, from 9.00am to 1.00pm or we can be contacted via email. 

Radiation Safety Department of Health GPO Box 4057, Melbourne, VIC 3000

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