Apply for your additional Medicare provider number online

10 December 2020

Save time by applying through HPOS.

You’ll need more than 1 Medicare provider number if you:

  • deliver health services in different locations
  • are registered in multiple health professions.

To get started with your application, log on to HPOS using PRODA and select ‘Create a new provider location’.

When you’re applying for additional numbers, make sure you include your employer and bank details. We can’t accept applications without these.

You can update your details in HPOS too.

How to access HPOS

You’ll need a PRODA account to access HPOS. If you don’t have one, register for a PRODA account now.

How to apply if you can’t go online

If you can’t use HPOS, use the Application for a Medicare provider number and, or prescriber number for a medical practitioner form. You can mail or fax it to us. The details are on the form.

It’s important to make sure the details you give us are accurate. Incorrect forms will be sent back to you and could lead to delays getting your Medicare Provider Number.

The processing time for manual forms is up to 6 weeks.

Next steps

Find out more if you need additional provider numbers.

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Page last updated: 10 December 2020