Accreditation of Medical Practitioner to Issue WorkCover Certificates - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this accreditation if you intend to issue WorkCover certificates to employees who have become ill or sustained an injury during the course of their work and are pursuing a workers? compensation claim.

In addition to this accreditation, you may also undergo further training to be certified to provide assessment of permanent impairment from work related injuries.

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:

  • be a licensed medical practitioner
  • complete all necessary forms and documentation
  • meet the industry criteria.

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


36 months for medical practitioners. 12 months for interns.



No fees are required.



Please lodge your application form, and any associated documents directly with the Agency. You will need to attach a completed questionnaire form to your application form.

Approval time

Providing there are no problems with processing your application, your accreditation will usually be approved one or two days after receiving your application.

Administering agency

Department of Justice
WorkSafe Tasmania
WorkCover Tasmania

Act(s) name

Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2001 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Department of Justice
WorkSafe Tasmania
WorkCover Tasmania

Operating address:
30 Gordons Hill Rd
Rosny Park
Tasmania 7018


1300 366 322


03 6166 4600

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