Approved Pathology Practitioners

To apply to be an Approved Pathology Practitioner (APP), you must meet certain criteria.

You need all of the following:

When applying, make sure your Medicare provider number address is the same as the related APL’s registered address.

How to apply

To apply:

For renewals, we must get your application no more than 3 months before your current undertaking expires.

Read more about using HPOS.

What happens next

Once approved, we’ll let you know the approval dates. This is valid for 12 months.

We’ll send you a reminder to renew your APP about 11 weeks before it expires.

You’ll need to renew your APP before expiry. To do this:

More information

Read more about Pathology services for health professionals.

Page last updated: 19 November 2020