Mental Health Facility Approval - Tasmania


You will need this approval if you intend to operate a mental health facility. Mental health facilities include:

  • assessment centres
  • hospitals
  • secure mental health units.

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.


Your approval may be conditional, unconditional or for a fixed period. Your approval may be revoked if your premises is deemed to no longer be suitable for the care and treatment of involuntary mental health patients or forensic patients.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.


Act(s) name

Mental Health Act 2013 Tasmania

Approval time

These facilities are approved by the Minister MHW as per Ministerial approval processes and timeframes.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Office of the Chief Psychiatrist

Contact details

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