Private Day Procedure Centre Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend operate a private day procedure centre. Private day procedure centres provide prescribed health services to patients who are admitted and discharged on the same day.

A prescribed health service involves the administration of the following:

  • general, spinal, epidural or major regional block anaesthetic
  • intravenous sedation (only if greater than 'conscious sedation')
  • local anaesthetic (except provided by a general practitioner, or in general dentistry practice, or excluded by the regulations)
  • health services prescribed by the regulations.

Health practitioners registered with a national board and authorised under law to administer local anaesthetic are excluded from the requirement to perform local anaesthetic procedures in a licensed facility only. Topical local anaesthetic is also excluded.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $5345.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $5345.00

Fee for grant of licence. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $1603.00

Annual licence fee. Fees for 2023-24

General Inspection All $1603.00

Additional inspection of premises. Fees for 2023-24

Transfer Transfer All $1603.00

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All -

Amendment fees:

  • variation of licence / conditions of licence - $1603.00
  • alteration / extension of licensed premises - $3741.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Approval time

Please see the attached fact sheet for information on approval times.

Administering agency

SA Health

Contact details

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