Consent to Operate an Ambulance Service - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this consent if you intend to operate a private ambulance service within New South Wales. A private ambulance service is an operation that:

  • transports sick or injured patients
  • operates only for emergency cases
  • requires users to pay a fee or provide a reward.

Applications are considered on a case-by-case basis. 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.

Exemptions

You will not require this consent if you intend to operate a non-emergency patient transport service.

Eligibility requirements

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

Ongoing requirements

You will be required to comply with any conditions attached to your consent.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

No fees are required.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Consent to Operate an Ambulance Service - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

NSW Ministry of Health
Legal and Regulatory Services Branch
Private Health Care Unit

Act(s) name

Health Services Act 1997 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries
NSW Ministry of Health
Legal and Regulatory Services Branch
Private Health Care Unit


Mailing address:
Locked Mail Bag 961
North Sydney
New South Wales 2059

Phone:

02 9424 5955

Fax:

02 9424 5960
PHCMB@doh.health.nsw.gov.au

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