How to get a License for a Medical store, Pharmacy, Distribution, and Whole sale setups in Pakistan

How to get a License for a Medical store, Pharmacy, Distribution, and Whole sale setups in Pakistan
How to get a License for a Medical store, Pharmacy, Distribution, and Whole sale setups in Pakistan

The medical store and Pharmacy business are lucrative areas for young and passionate entrepreneurs where they can serve the ailing people and 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.

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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 purpose from the concerned Drug Inspector. A person who does not have 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.

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Documents required to get a License for a Medical store, Pharmacy, Distribution, and Whole sale setups in Pakistan

The following documents are required to open a Medical store, Pharmacy, distribution setup, and medicine wholesale business.

Documents of a proprietor  
S. NO Documents No
1 CNIC attested copies

4

2 Passport pictures (passport size, attested)

4

3 Matric Certificate (attested copy)

1

4 Domicile (attested copy)

1

5 Affidavit (Rs 100 attested from Oath commissioner

1

6 Rent agreement/ Deed copy and rent receipt

1

7 Shop location map

1

8 Shop internal map

1

9 AC and Refrigerator receipt

1

10 Distribution original subject to verification along with complete list required

1

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Documents of a Qualified person / Pharmacist
S. NO Documents No
1 Pharmacy certificate (Distribution license on form 10 will be issued/renewed on Pharmacy A

1

2 Picture (passport size attested /NIC copies

4

3 Matric copy attested

1

4 Domicile (attested copy)

1

5 An affidavit attested by Oath commissioner

1

6 For Pharmacy, Display the word Pharmacy on its outside in white writing on a red color signboard. Minimum Length 5 X 2.5 feet

7 For a Medical store (retail), Display the word medical store on its outside in white writing on a green color signboard having a Minimum Length of 5 X 2.5 feet. For the Wholesale 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

 

  1. Original challan form (32 A) prescribing fee deposited in the head of account number 1252-Health-other (CO 2871) Receipt at following rates.
Application For a change of QP Amount (Rs)
a Distribution License 2500
b Pharmacy License 1500
c Medical store. 1000

 

  1. Original DSL/CDSL
  2. Qualified person affidavit (attested by 1st class magistrate).
  3. Qualified person CNIC attested copy.
  4. Qualified person pharmacy council registration up to date renewed certificate (one copy).
  5. Proprietors affidavit ((attested by 1st class magistrate).
  6. Proprietors CNIC attested copy with one recent photo.
  7. If a qualified person is getting a license for the first time, then provide a draft of Rs 500/- in favor of Secretary Punjab Pharmacy Council.

Documents for New/Renewal CDSL of Medical Store/Pharmacy/Distribution license in Punjab.

Application New CDSL fee amount (Rs) Renewal DSL/CDSL Fee amount (Rs)
Medical store 2000 1000
Pharmacy License 3000 2000
Distribution License 5000 3000

 

  • 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.

NOTE: The Health department govt of KP has recently computerized all the licenses (Medical stores, Pharmacy, distribution setups ), and from now onwards, these will only be issued by applying through the following link

http://druglicense.healthkp.gov.pk/login

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