License required in respect of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances

  • Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Online Link to Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Initial Setup or Ongoing Maintenance

    Initial Setup only

  • Filing and Maintenance Requirements

    Food and Drug Administration M.S. grants Licenses as per NDPS Act 1985 and Maharashtra NDPS Rules 1985 as mentioned below.


    NDPS-I :- Licence for the manufacture ,possession and sale ,otherwise than on prescription of manufactured drugs by dealers.

    NDPS-II :- Licence for the possession and sale ,on prescription of manufactured drugs by chemist , and medical practitioners.

  • Penalty

    Not available

  • Application Guidelines / Responsible Persons / Comments

    Procedure to obtain NDPS-I & NDPS-II Licence

    Stage I

    Application for grant of licence NDPS I & II

    The applicant has to make application in the prescribed proforma. The applicant has to pay fee of Rs 40/-.

    Fee can be paid in cash at Head Office/Division as well as any other District Office. The fee can also be paid through challan at Government Treasury, Reserve bank of India, State Bank of India and State Bank of Hyderabad for Maratha Wada Region under Head Account -

    0210 - Medical and Public Health.
    04 - Public Health
    104 - Fees and Fines, etc.

    Documents to be attached along with the application :

    Receipt for the fees paid or challan.

    Covering letter.

    Application in prescribed format.

    Documents pertaining to legal possession of premises.

    Documents pertaining to educational qualifications.

    Documents pertaining to experience.
    Stage 2


    The application is scrutinized and premises inspected.

    Stage 3

    Grant of licence

    If all conditions as prescribed by the act are complied licence is granted