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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 disabilityDefinitionA condition that restricts a person's physical or mental capacity to interact in their environment. Disability can be temporary, situational or permanent. who is incapable of giving their own consent.

You need to provide a medical report with your application.

Our new Guardianship Hub is a convenient way to make and manage online applications about guardianship, administration, medical treatment and powers of attorney.
 
It has everything you need in one place, from application through to final decision. Create an account that lets you apply, upload documents, get alerts, monitor the progress of your case and download the VCAT Order once it’s available.
 
Our previous online system for these types of applications is no longer available. Online applicants will need to use the Guardianship Hub.