Licence to Conduct Private Hospital or Day Surgery - Northern Territory

Service summary

This licence is required to operate a private hospital or day surgery. Information about the policy and guidelines for private hospitals can be obtained from the Department of Health.

Service type


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


Two years with annual inspection.




The paper form 'Application for Licence/Renewal of Licence' is available from the agency.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Act(s) name

Private Hospital Act 1981 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Chief Health Officer

Operating address:
87 Mitchell Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address:
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811




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