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, you may contact LegalRaasta for consultancy on it.

In case a business is operating in more than two states, it has to obtain drug licence in every state in which business is being carried on. Drug licence is location specific. If drugs are sold or stocked for sale at more than one place,application shall be made, and license shall be issued, in respect of each such place except migrant vendors.

Once the licence is granted to the business, all such License must ensure that all the condition in the drug licence are complied at all the time during the course of the business. All the records /registers /Forms must be maintained in the manner specified by the licensing authorities and authorities shall be kept informed for all the changes or modification in the business activities.

Complete Our Simple Form

You need to fill our application form for Drug License and provide us details about your wholesale/retail business.


Send your Documents

You need to email us the required documents.

2 Working Days

Documents Submission

Your application for drug license along with other declarations are filed to the Drug Control Department by our advocates.

10 Working Days

Drug license Issued

We will mail you the license after regular follow ups with Drug Control department.

30-40 Days

Project Completed

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)