Medical Practitioner Accreditation to Issue Dependency Certificates - New South Wales


You will need this accreditation if you are a medical practitioner and you to intend to issue Dependency Certificates.

A Dependency Certificate authorises the admission of a person suffering from severe substance dependence to the Involuntary Drug and Alcohol Treatment (IDAT) Program, allowing their detention for the purposes of treatment. The IDAT Program provides short term care, with an involuntary supervised withdrawal component, to protect the health and safety of people with severe substance dependence, who have experienced or are at risk of serious harm.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You must be a licensed medical practitioner to be eligible for accreditation.


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Act(s) name

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Act 2007 New South Wales

Administering agency

NSW Ministry of Health

Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office

Contact details

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