The medical store and Pharmacy business are one of the lucrative areas for young and passionate entrepreneurs where they can not only serve the ailing people but can also earn a reasonable profit. It is estimated that in the year 2015, in the USA, the sales of drug stores and pharmacy was approximately 263.47 billion US dollars.
Those who want to start a medical store, Pharmacy, Distribution and wholesale setups must be aware that he/she will have to take a license for this propose from the concerned Drug Inspector. A person who has no qualification in the field of Pharmacy can also open the above-mentioned setups but for this purpose, he will have to appoint a qualified person having a degree or certificate in the said field.
Pharmacy certificate (Distribution license on form 10 will be issued/renewed on Pharmacy A
Picture (passport size attested /NIC copies
Matric copy attested
Domicile (attested copy)
Affidavit attested by Oath commissioner
For Pharmacy Display the word Pharmacy on its outside in white writing on a red color signboard. Minimum Length 5 X 2.5 feet
For Medical store (retail) Display the word medical store on its outside in white writing on green color sign board having Minimum Length 5 X 2.5 feet For Whole sale Display the word wholesale on its outside in black writing on a blue color signboard. Minimum Length 5 X 2.5 feet
Documents for change of Qualified Person (QP) in Punjab
Original challan form (32 A) prescribing fee deposited in the head of account number 1252-Health-other (CO 2871) Receipt at following rates.
For a change of QP Amount (Rs)
Qualified person affidavit (attested by 1st class magistrate).
Qualified person CNIC attested copy
Qualified person pharmacy council registration up to date renewed certificate (one copy).
Proprietors affidavit ((attested by 1st class magistrate).
Proprietors CNIC attested copy with one recent photo.
If a qualified person is getting a license for the first time then provide a draft of Rs 500/- in favour of Secretary Punjab Pharmacy Council.
Documents for New/Renewal CDSL of Medical Store/Pharmacy/Distribution license in Punjab.
New CDSL fee amount (Rs)
Renewal DSL/CDSL Fee amount (Rs)
In case of distribution license authorization letter from manufacturer/importer/indenter (if doing wholesale distribution).
In case of change of premises/address fee for the new license will be paid.
In the case of entry of godown, there is no fee for entry of godown but a map and rent deed will be provided.