Registration of a Disability Service Provider - Victoria

Service summary

You may require this registration if you intend to operate a disability service.

A disability service provides for the support of those who are disabled in some capacity. Disability includes both intellectual and physical disabilities.

While registration is not compulsory, a service provider that holds a service agreement with the Department will usually be required to apply for registration as a condition of funding.

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 registration you must:

  • be capable of providing a service to people with disabilities
  • be able to comply with legislative requirements applying to service providers, including mandatory program guidelines, standards, monitoring and accountability conditions
  • submit an application form
  • pay any required fees.

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

Ongoing requirements

Disability Service Providers must advise the Department of any changes to the details kept on the register within 14 days of a change occurring.

Duration

3 years, or longer if circumstances require it.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Disability Services

Act(s) name

Disability Act 2006 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Disability Regulations 2007 (Victoria)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Disability Services

Phone:

1800 783 783

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