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    About Drug License

    Licensing is mandatory to do business in Drugs & Cosmetics in India. The provisions for this has been made in Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940 which is applicable to whole of India. It is an Act to consolidate all the laws relating to drugs & cosmetics, which established the Drugs Control Department. In 1964, the Act was amended to include Ayurvedic & Unani drugs. However a particular business entity may require different types of drug license based on their business.


    • Constitution of the firm (MOA/AOA)
    • Photo ID proof of proprietor/partner/director
    • Copy of Property paper (If owned property)
    • Copy of Rent agreement (If rented property)
    • Site Plan and key plan of the premises
    • Refrigerator invoice and details
    • Affidavit regarding compliance of MPD 2021 (if premises are located on DDA residential flat/ plot/ building)



    • In case of wholesale outlet or Medical Shop : Minimum area of 10 sq. meter.
    • In case wholesale+ Retail: Minimum area of 15 sq. meter

    Refrigerator and air-conditioner in the premises is must.

    In case of whole sale business, the sale of Drug shall be made before the registered pharmacist or any graduate having an experience of not less than 1 year in dealing in Drugs or any person who has passed the intermediate level of schooling and having the experience of at least 4 years in dealing in drugs

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