How to Renew Pharmaceutical Wholesale Dealers License In Uganda

Renew Pharmaceutical Wholesale Dealers License In Uganda By Online

  1. The application form, when completed, along with the necessary documents mentioned in the checklist need to be delivered personally to the Registrarat National Drug Authority offices.
  2. When the application forms, the applicant must pay fee for the application that is non-refundable according to the guidelines for the issuance of Wholesale Dealer Licences or as required by the Authority.
  3. Once the application forms and documents are received, the applicant will be informed. completed application forms and other documents, they will be analyzed and the applicant informed in writing whether or not the application was approved or not within a month.

Required Documents For Renew Pharmaceutical Wholesale Dealers License

  • Pharmacist registration
  • Degree certificate
  • A.G. Certificate
  • PIN
  • Articles of Association
  • MOU
  • Copy of the pharmacist’s I.D
  • An original copy of the annual practice licenses for the pharmacist and approval from NDAMIS.
  • Non-Ugandans to attach their an current work permit.

Office Locations and 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. Postal Box 3774 Kampala, Uganda.

Ministry of Local Government
Workers are in the House
2nd Floor Southern Wing
P.O. 70737 Kampala
Tel: +256-041 341224
Fax: +256-041 258127/347339
Website: 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
Contact Email:
Website: Kampala Capital city Authority

or contact for your Municipal Council offices across the country . Regional Offices of the Municipality
Municipal Council Headquarters Offices are spread throughout the entire 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 Governance Plot 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 Governance
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 Authority Lira District Local Government Lira Gulu Road.
P.O.Box 49 Lira, Uganda
Phone: +256(0473) 420219
Email Address:
Website : Lira Municipality

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

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

Mubende District Local Government
The District Local Government of 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
Website : Municipality

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

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


Someone who intends to conduct business as a wholesaler in pharmaceuticals must have an active Wholesale Dealers License.


Renewal Fee

  • (a) Grade I – 600,000 Ugshs
  • (b) (b) II 315,00 Ugshs
  • (c) (c) Grade III 240,000 Ugshs
  • (d) Graduation IV 126,000 Ugshs


Valid for one year.

Processing Time

Maximum time 1 month.


  • The application for renewal of the Licenses is made via the National Drug Authority Management information system in writing , by filling in this renewal application form.
  • The required forms to renew must be completed and application fees to be paid in January and not later than the 10th day of December each year, in order to speed up the processing of licenses.
  • The renewal application is reviewed every year and the Authority will not be required to renew the licenses , except when the application, as per the current conditions when they were submitted comply with the conditions.
  • All pharmacies are required to destroy regularly expired drugs using the DNA process for destruction of expired drugs.

Requirements Information

  • Name of applicant
  • Reg. No
  • Email address
  • Cell number No
  • ID/passport/alien ID No
  • Nationality
  • Premise name & address
  • Premises area Town, county road, building and the location of the construction
  • The signature of the person applying
  • Other professionals that work in this area

The Document is required

  • The license for pharmaceutical wholesale dealers is granted by NDAMIS it expires 10th day of the month of December in the year in which it was issued. It should be renewed each year.

Information that can be useful

A renewal application for licenses submitted before the 10th day of December be subject to a penalty for late applications. This will take it in the form of proportion of the fee for application that may be set by the Authority. The penalty currently will be 10%. It it is charged on a monthly, incremental beginning in January.

Other uses for the document/certificate

  • The business of pharmacy is regulated as a professional businesses under the National drug policy and Authority Act CAP 206 of the Laws of Uganda and regulation and certification of the suitability of the premises.
  • This Authority is responsible for regulating the Practice of Pharmacy and the manufacturing and Trade in drugs and poisons.
  • The Authority is aiming to take appropriate regulations to ensure high standards for safety effectiveness, and high quality in all medications chemicals, pharmaceuticals and medical devices that are locally produced or imported, exported or distributed, or used in order to protect consumers as stipulated in the laws that regulate drugs currently that are in the country of Uganda.
  • What are the functions of National Drug Authority Management information Service (NDAMIS)
  • Product Registration
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Manufacturing Services
  • Inspectorate

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