Licence for a Supported Residential Facility - Eastern Health Authority (EHA) - South Australia


You will need this licence to operate a supported residential facility. A supported residential facility is a premises at which residential accommodation and personal care services are provided, such as:

  • rest homes
  • boarding houses
  • hostels
  • retirement villages.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Annual - maximum two years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $91.00

Fee to lodge an application for a new licence. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $425.00

Fee upon being granted a licence. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $425.00

Renewal of licence fee. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $91.00

Fee to lodge an application to renew licence. Fees for 2023-24

Transfer Transfer All $91.00

Fee to lodge an application to transfer licence. Fees for 2023-24


Application process


You will be required to submit your application with your local council. In addition to your application you may be required to submit the following information and documents:

  • a scaled plan showing the area and dimensions of the land distances of buildings from boundaries
  • a copy of the proposed prospectus, resident contract and service plans
  • example of relevant resident details
  • policy and process for notification of police, family, the coroner, staff and relevant caseworkers in the event of an accident, death or missing person.

Approval time

A decision on approval of your application will be made within eight weeks of submitting your application.

Administering agency

Eastern Health Authority (EHA)

Contact details

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