Apply for a Medicare provider number
How to apply for a Medicare provider number.
A provider number is a unique number issued to eligible health professionals who participate in the Medicare Program.
Health professionals who are registered with the AHPRA, or a relevant registration body can apply for a Medicare provider number can apply.
Apply for your initial number using a form and for additional numbers online with HPOS.
We’ll send you a letter to let you know when your Medicare benefits application has been finalised.
Page last updated: 22 February 2019