Accreditation as a Podiatrist - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this accreditation if you intend to work as a podiatrist. A podiatrist is a person registered or licensed to practise podiatry under a law of a State or Territory that provides for the registration or licensing of podiatrists. Podiatry is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the human foot. Services provided by an accredited podiatrist may be covered by Medicare benefits.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this accreditation you must first be registered or licensed to practise podiatry under the relevant law in your State or Territory.

Please consult with the Contact Officer for more information on any eligibility requirements.





Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.



Application for Accreditation as a Podiatrist - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 1975 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Department of Health

Operating address:
Sirius Building, Furzer Street
Australian Capital Territory 2606
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9848
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601


02 6289 1555


1800 020 103


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