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Application for a special medical procedure

Use this form if you want VCAT to authorise the termination of a pregnancy, the removal of tissue or a medical procedure to make someone permanently infertile.

VCAT can only authorise these special medical procedures to be administered to someone with a disability An impairment or combination of impairments – physical, neurological, or acquired brain injury. To be defined as a disability, the impairment would be permanent, result in significantly reduced capacity to communicate, move around or manage day-to-day activities and require ongoing support. who is incapable of giving their own consent.

Apply using either the online or PDF form.

You need to provide a medical report with your application.