Participant information access

Participant Information Access is an easier and faster way for you to access your personal information.

Who can make a request

Requests are available to:

  • NDIS participants
  • child representatives 
  • nominees 
  • prospective participants or the person who acted for the prospective participant in making an access request under the NDIS Act
  • third parties who have consent from a participant for the NDIA to share their information.

Read more about consent.

How to make a request

You can make a request online.

To make a request, you will need to tell us what information you are seeking access to. You can also tell us why you are requesting the information.

In order for us to verify your identity, you will need to provide your:

  • full name
  • date of birth
  • address
  • NDIS reference number.

We understand that you may not be able to make a request online. You can also make a request by:

What information can be requested?

You can request information about your access to the NDIS or your NDIS plan or plan review.

If you are requesting information about your access to the NDIS, we can provide you with your: 

  • Access Request Form (ARF)
  • Evidence of Disability (EOD)
  • Supporting Evidence Form (SEF)
  • Access Decision
  • reasons for your Access Decision.

If you are requesting information about your NDIS plan or plan review, we can provide you with: 

  • your approved plan
  • information collected at your planning meeting
  • assessments and other information collected in support of your plan or plan review
  • reasons for your plan or plan review decision.

Your request may be about your first NDIS plan, or you may have had previous NDIS plans. If you request relates to a previous NDIS plan, you will need to tell us which plan.

We can also provide you with medical and other information you have provided to us.

Timeframe

We aim to respond to your request within 14 days, but no later than 28 days. 

Cost

There is no cost.

Requests for other information

If you are seeking access to information which is about something else, you can make a request through Freedom of Information.

Read more about Freedom of Information.

Contact us

Please email us at information.access@ndis.gov.au or call us on 1800 800 110 if you have any questions or require help.

This page current as of
9 September 2020