Registered Immunisation Provider - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to provide childhood immunisation and vaccination services and are not a licensed Medical Practitioner. When a vaccination is given to a child, details must be sent to Medicare Australia to be included on the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR).

If you are a licensed Medical Practitioner you will only need to provide your Medicare provider number for the location where the vaccinations will be performed when sending information to the ACIR.

Community Health Clinics and other immunisation providers will be required to apply for authorisation from their State or Territory Health Department before they can provide immunisation services.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

If you are not a general practitioner, you need to complete the ACIR Application to Register as a Vaccination Provider form and send it to your state or territory health department for approval. When ACIR receives the approved form, a unique ACIR registration number is allocated to identify you as a vaccination provider.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Administering agency

Department of Health
Office of Health Protection
Immunisation

Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 1975 (Australian Government)

Contact details

General Enquiries, Australian Childhood Immunisation Register
Department of Health
Office of Health Protection
Immunisation


Mailing address:
GPO Box M933
Perth
Western Australia 6843

Phone:

1800653809

Fax:

08 92544810
acir@humanservices.gov.au

Supporting information

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