Registration of a Disability Service Provider - Victoria

Description

You may require this registration if you intend to operate a disability service. A disability service provides for the support of those who are disabled in some capacity. Disability includes both intellectual and physical disabilities.

While registration is not compulsory, a service provider that holds a service agreement with the Department will usually be required to apply for registration as a condition of funding.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • be capable of providing a service to people with disabilities
  • be able to comply with legislative requirements applying to service providers, including mandatory program guidelines, standards, monitoring and accountability conditions
  • submit an application form
  • pay any required fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Disability Service Providers must advise the Department of any changes to the details kept on the register within 14 days of a change occurring.

Duration

3 years, or longer if circumstances require it.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Act(s) name

Disability Act 2006 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Disability Regulations 2007 VIC

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Office for Disability

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Office for Disability

Department of Health and Human Services

Operating address: 50 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4057
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Other: 1800 783 783
Website: http://www.dhs.vic.gov.au/home (Opens in new window)