Registration checklist

  1. Read and understand the WA Quality and Safeguards Working Arrangements:
  2. Read the NDIS Terms of Business that outline the commercial requirements for doing business with the NDIA:
  3. Register for PRODA (Provider Digital Account) access through the myplace portal:
  4. Create a myplace account:
  5. Submit an intent to register through myplace: 
  6. Select the registration groups to register for (types of services or supports you will offer). Descriptions of the Registration Groups and professions that can deliver them, and other evidence of experience required can be found in the Guide to Suitability for WA:
  7. Nominate the profession/s of people who will provide services in each registration group. See the ‘Professional Qualifications’ section in the Guide to Suitability (above).
  8. Read and sign the Declaration of Suitability:
  9. Provide supporting evidence and documentation (as required)
  10. Once you have completed your registration you will receive notification whether
    1. your application was successful;
    2. further documentation or information is required, or;
    3. your application is Pending State Approval.

You can only begin contacting participants to make service agreements once you have received your certificate of registration.

From 1 July 2020 - Apply to become an approved NDIS provider in Western Australia

The WA Department of Communities will be inviting organisations that wish to deliver services to NDIS participants to apply for registration on the Disability Services Provider Panel (DSPP) from 1 July 2020.

Existing DSPP providers may also apply to expand the services they currently deliver.

Applications that require DSSP approval must be submitted by tender closure date, 18 September 2020, 5pm AWST.

Organisations who miss the tender closure date will need to wait until 1 December 2020 to register via the NDIS Commission .

Applications details are on the Tenders WA website. For information on applying, contact the registration team at registration@communities.wa.gov.au.

WA Pending State Approval (PSA) next steps

WA providers seeking NDIS registration need to apply to be on the Disability Services Provider Panel (DSPP) for Individually Funded Services.

Please visit the WA Department of Communities, Disability Services website.

National requirements for providers of employment supports

There are additional requirements for providers seeking approval for:

  • Assistance to Access and Maintain Employment or higher education, and/or
  • Specialised Supported Employment.

These providers should not contact the WA Department of Communities.

Providers should upload evidence of one of the following in their myplace provider portal:

  • a current contract as a Commonwealth Disability Employment Service (DES) provider
  • a contract with a certifying body for the provision of certification
  • certification against the National Standards for Disability Services (NSDS) via the Human Services Scheme.

From 1 December 2020 – Transition to NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission

Please note that from 1 December 2020, providers operating in Western Australia are required to register with the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, instead of NDIA.

Providers wishing to add other supports that are considered to be ‘like’ services to Commonwealth program supports they already provide, have until 30 November 2020 to apply through the NDIS for registration. This includes programs funded through Department of Health and Services and Department of Social Services. Please check the Provider Registration Guide to Suitability for details.

For more information, please contact provider.registration@ndis.gov.au.

This page current as of
9 September 2020