Approval to Provide Ambulance, Emergency, Firefighting or Rescue Services - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to apply for this approval if you intend to provide private non-government ambulance, emergency, firefighting or rescue services. These include services:

  • for the protection of life, property and the environment from fire
  • involving pre-hospital patient care, including transport of patients by ambulance or medical rescue aircraft.

You will also need to apply for this approval if you intend to provide response operations for:

  • hazardous material, chemical, biological or radiological incidents
  • storms and floods.

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 approval you must satisfy the Agency that the service you intend to provide:

  • is in the public interest
  • will not negatively impact on community health and safety
  • will help to preserve life, property and the environment.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $451.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Emergencies Act 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Emergencies Regulation 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Justice and Community Safety Directorate

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.