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Fax:(256) 41-255758<br>
Fax:(256) 41-255758<br>
website:[ National Drug Authority]<br>
'''Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda'''<br>
'''Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda'''<br>
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Tel: +256 204 660000, +256 414 581294<br>  
Tel: +256 204 660000, +256 414 581294<br>  
Email Address:<br>  
Email Address:<br>  
Website:[ Kampala Capital city Authority]<br>  
'''Or''' Contact your Municipal Council offices across the country Municipal Regional Offices<br>
'''Or''' Contact your Municipal Council offices across the country Municipal Regional Offices<br>
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P. O. Box 290, Mbarara, Uganda.<br>  
P. O. Box 290, Mbarara, Uganda.<br>  
Phone: +256 485420955<br>
Phone: +256 485420955<br>
Website: Mbarara Municipality<br>
Website:[ Mbarara Municipality]<br>
'''Jinja Municipal Council HQ'''<br>
'''Jinja Municipal Council HQ'''<br>
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[ Kitgum District]<br>
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Phone:+256 0414696923<br>
Phone:+256 0414696923<br>
Website:[ Municipality]<br>
'''Nansana Municipal Council HQ'''<br>
'''Nansana Municipal Council HQ'''<br>
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==External Links==
==External Links==
*[ External Link].

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  1. The completed application form together with the relevant documents indicated in the checklist should be submitted in person to the Registrar, National Drug Authority offices.
  2. Upon submission of the application documents, the applicant shall pay a non- refundable application fees as stipulated in the guidelines for issuance of wholesale dealers Licence or as may be prescribed by the Authority.
  3. Upon receipt of the duly filled application forms and documents, the same will be evaluated and the applicant advised in writing on whether the application was successful or not within 1 Month.
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Required Documents

  • Pharmacist registration
  • Degree certificate
  • A.G. Certificate
  • PIN
  • Articles of Association
  • MOU
  • Copy of Pharmacists I.D
  • A copy of previous annual practice license for the pharmacist plus clearance from NDAMIS.
  • Non-Ugandan to attach current work permit.

Office Locations & Contacts

National Drug Authority
Secretariat office
Plot No. 19, Rumee Towers, Lumumba Avenue,
P.O. Box 23096, Kampala, Uganda.
Tel: +256-414-255665, +256-414-347391/2
Fax:(256) 41-255758
website:National Drug Authority

Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda
Plot 22 Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya Kampala
P.O. Box 3774, Kampala, Uganda.

Ministry of Local Government
Workers’ House
2nd Floor, Southern Wing
P.O. Box 7037, Kampala
Tel: +256-041 341224
Fax: +256-041 258127/347339
www.Ministry website

Kampala Capital City Authority
Head Office
Plot 1-3 Sir Appolo Kaggwa Road
PO BOX 7010 Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 204 660000, +256 414 581294
Email Address:
Website:Kampala Capital city Authority

Or Contact your Municipal Council offices across the country Municipal Regional Offices
Municipal council Headquarters Offices spread across the country.

Gulu Municipal Council HQ
C/O District Local Government Airport road
P.O.BOX 201 Gulu
Phone: +256 751000910
Email Address:

Mbarara Municipal Council HQ
Council Building (White House)
District Local Government Plot No,12 Galt Road,Mbarara
P. O. Box 290, Mbarara, Uganda.
Phone: +256 485420955
Website:Mbarara Municipality

Jinja Municipal Council HQ
Town Hall.
District Local Government Busoga Square
P.O Box 720, Jinja, Uganda
Email Address:

Entebbe Municipal Council HQ
District Local Government Circular Road, Plot 2A Entebbe.
P.O Box 32 Entebbe, Uganda
Phone: +256 772 489 466
Email Address:
Website:Entebbe Municipality

Bushenyi District Local Government
District Local Government Mbarara - Kasese road.
P.O Box 01 Bushenyi, Uganda
Phone: +256-485-43575
Email Address:
Website:Busheyi Municipality

Lira Municipal Council HQ
District Local Government Lira - Gulu Road.
P.O.Box 49, Lira, Uganda
Phone: +256(0473) 420219
Email Address:
Website:Lira Municipality

Kasese District Local Government
District Local Government Rukooki, Kasese
P.O Box 250, Rukooki, Kasese, Uganda
Phone: +256 392888974
Email Address: /
Website:Kasese Municipality

Kitgum Municipal Council HQ
District Local Government Achua County Kitgum
P.O Box 28,Kitgum, Uganda
Kitgum District

Mubende District Local Government
District Local Government Mubende town
P.O Box 93,Mubende Uganda
Phone: +256-392080149
Email Address:

Hoima Municipal Council HQ
District Local Government Hoima, Kampala Road
P.O.Box 149, Hoima, Uganda
Phone: +256 772 566776
Email Address:
contact Link Hoima

Kira Municipal Council
P.O Box 25749, Kampala, Uganda
Phone:+256 0414696923

Nansana Municipal Council HQ
District Local Government Nansana Town Wakiso
P.O Box 7218, Kampala Uganda
Phone: +256 702 459893, +256 704 308272
Email Address:

Masaka Municipal Council HQ
District Local Government Plot 11 Elgin Street
P.O.BOX 201 Masaka
Email Address:
contact Link Masaka

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A person intending to carry out the business as a wholesale dealer in pharmaceuticals is required to have a valid Wholesale Dealers License.


Renewal Fee:

  • (a) Grade I - 600,000 Ugshs
  • (b) Grade II - 315,000 Ugshs
  • (c) Grade III - 240,000 Ugshs
  • (d) Grade IV - 126,000 Ugshs


Valid for 1 year.

Documents to Use

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Sample Documents

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Processing Time

Maximum time 1 month.

Related Videos

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type='website'>video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites. 	
Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url '' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.

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  • Application for renewal of Licence will be made to the National Drug Authority Management information system in writing by filling the renewal form.
  • The requisite forms for renewal are to be filled and application fees paid beginning Jan and not later than 10th December every year in order to facilitate timely processing of the licenses.
  • The application for renewal is evaluated every time and the Authority shall not be obliged to renew the licenses except for applications which as per the prevailing conditions at the time of application still meet the requirements.
  • All pharmaceutical outlets are expected to routinely destroy the expired drugs following the DNA procedure for destroying expired drugs.

Required Information

  • Applicants name
  • Reg. No
  • Email address
  • Cell phone No
  • ID/passport/alien ID No
  • Nationality
  • Premise name & address
  • Premise location, county, town, road and building
  • Signature of the applicant
  • Other professionals working in this premise

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Need for the Document

  • Pharmaceutical wholesale dealers license is issued by the NDAMIS and expires on the 10th day of December of the year it is issued and should be renewable annually.

Information which might help

Any application for renewal of licenses that is lodged later than 10th December will attract a penalty for late application and this will be in the form of a percentage of the standard application fees as may be prescribed by the Authority. Currently the penalty is 10% and is levied on a monthly incremental basis from January on wards.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate

  • The Pharmacy business is regulated professional business under the National drug policy and Authority Act CAP 206 of the Laws of Uganda and regulation and certificate of suitability of premises.
  • The Authority regulates the Practice of Pharmacy and the Manufacture and Trade in drugs and poisons.
  • The Authority aims to implement the appropriate regulatory measures to achieve the highest standards of safety, efficacy and quality for all drugs, chemical substances and medical devices, locally manufactured, imported, exported, distributed, sold, or used, to ensure the protection of the consumer as envisaged by the laws regulating drugs in force in Uganda.
  • Functions of National Drug Authority Management information Service (NDAMIS)
  • Product Registration
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Manufacturing Services
  • Inspectorate

External Links

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