Learn what you need to know about NDIS–registered service providers, including the difference between registered and unregistered providers.
After identifying the types of services that can help you achieve your life and support goals, you will need to research and then find providers in your area. This will let you decide whether they can provide the supports you need to achieve your goals.
Before choosing your provider, you can
Note: Organisations or individual service providers in all states and territories except Western Australia (WA) can apply to be a Registered NDIS Provider with the NDIS Commission (opens in a new window). Organisations and individuals from WA can apply to be a Registered Provider of Supports (RPoS) with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).
Yes, you can. For NDIS participants, you can access unregistered providers only if your NDIS plan is Plan-managed or Self-managed. However, if you are NDIA-managed, you can use only NDIS-registered providers.
If you Self-manage your NDIS plan, unregistered providers will send their invoices to you. After you have paid, you can manually claim the funds back from the NDIS using the NDIS portal (myplace portal - opens in a new window).
If you are Plan-managed, your Plan Manager does this for you.
For more information NDIS plans and service providers, see links below: