Registration of a Diagnostic Imaging Premises - Australian Government


You will require this registration if you intend to operate a medical practice that provides diagnostic imaging (DI) services. Radiology practices providing certain DI services must also be accredited under the Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation Scheme to be eligible to provide those services under Medicare. DI includes

  • ultrasound
  • computed tomography
  • nuclear medicine
  • radiography
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • positron emission tomography


  • bone densitomography.

You will need this registration if your practice provides the items listed in the Diagnostic Imaging Services Table of the Medical Benefits Schedule, in these areas of service:

  • Ultrasound
  • Nuclear Medicine Imaging
  • Computed Tomography
  • General Radiology
  • Mammography
  • Angiography
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Orthopantomography;


  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To apply for this registration you must have effective control of the:

  • Premises, whether or not the holder of an estate or interest in the premises; and
  • Use of the diagnostic imaging equipment used at the premises; and
  • Employment of staff (including medical practitioners) connected with the premises.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Please consult the Contact Officer for information on the duration of this licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Registration of a Diagnostic Imaging Premise - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 AG

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 1975 AG

Administering agency

Department of Health

Diagnostic Imaging Section

Contact details

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

Accreditation Enquiries

Diagnostic Imaging Section

Department of Health

Operating address: Sirius Building, Furzer Street
Australian Capital Territory 2606
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9848
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 1800 020 103
Phone: 02 6289 1555