Approval in Principle for Health Services Establishment - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to use a premises to construct, alter, extend or vary a health services establishment. An approval in principle (AIP) is a conditional approval granted by the Agency. A health services establishment is a private hospital or day procedure centre.

Variations such as altering the number of beds and the type of health services provided will require this approval.

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

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval, you must:

  • be able to provide the proposed services
  • submit any design drawings, plans or specifications
  • give notice to any other owner or lessee of the premises of the intention for an approval in principle for a health service establishment
  • submit the prescribed form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

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

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$892.20

Fees for 2016-17.

VaryVariation$224.40

Fees for 2016-17.

TransferTransfer$224.40

Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services
Private Hospitals Branch

Act(s) name

Health Services Act 1988 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Health Services (Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres) Regulations 2013 (Victoria)

Contact details

Private Hospitals
Department of Health and Human Services
Private Hospitals Branch


Operating address:
50 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 4057
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

03 9096 2164
privatehospitals@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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