Licensing of Private Hospitals - Northern Territory


This licence is required to operate a private hospital or day surgery. A private hospital is premises that are fitted, furnished or staffed 
for the accommodation of persons for medical or surgical treatment and includes premises for providing prescribed medical or surgical treatment for fee or reward.

Further information about the policy and guidelines for private hospitals can be obtained from the Department.

Service type


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


Variable; Please contact the Agency.


Please contact the Department for information on fees to be submitted.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application Form - Please contact the department for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Private Hospitals Act 1981 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Department of Health

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Chief Health Officer

Department of Health

Operating address: 87 Mitchell Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Phone: 08 8999 2400