Stand-by Service Accreditation for Non-Emergency Patient Transport Providers - Victoria

Service summary

If you are a licensed operator of a non-emergency patient transport service you may apply for accreditation to provide stand-by services at public events. This includes providing staff and vehicles at events to provide stand-by services to participants who suffer unanticipated illness or injury during the event.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 operating a non-emergency patient transport company licensed to provide transport for one or more acuity levels
  • complete the required application form
  • pay any required fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Ongoing requirements

It is an ongoing requirement of this approval that you provide relevant records and information as required by the agency. You must ensure that all the following records are accurately maintained:

  • patient care records
  • staff records
  • Quality Assurance Plan records.


Accreditation remains valid for the period of the non-emergency service patient transport licence held by the person accredited.



Fees for 2016-17.

Approval time

Within 60 days.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services
Private Hospitals Branch

Act(s) name

Non-Emergency Patient Transport Act 2003 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Non-Emergency Patient Transport Regulations 2016 (Victoria)

Supporting information


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