Health Care Facility Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to operate a health care facility. Health care facilities are premises where prescribed medical and dental procedures are carried out, or premises where overnight patient stays are provided prior to, or after receiving medical treatment.

Prescribed medical and dental procedures are procedures that are undertaken for medical or cosmetic reasons by a health care professional that involve:

  • the administration of a general, spinal epidural or major regional block anaesthetic for the purpose of performing an elective procedure, but does not include mandibular blocks
  • endoscopy
  • dialysis, hemofiltration or hemoperfusion
  • prolonged intravenous infusion of a single cytotoxic agent or sequential intravenous infusion of more than one cytotoxic agent
  • cardiac catheterisation.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Licences are issued for 1 to 3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $664.00 Accredited facility with less than 200 beds.
Apply Licence All $1327.00 Accredited facility with more than 200 beds.
Apply Licence All $993.00 Non-accredited facility.
Apply Licence All $265.00 Dental practitioner.
Transfer Transfer All $81.00 -

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Health Protection Service

Contact details

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