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We know people who are well prepared for their planning meeting are more likely to receive an appropriately funded plan, allowing them to purchase the right supports and services at the right time. We have helped thousands of people living with multiple sclerosis and other progressive neurological conditions to access NDIS-funded support and services across Australia.

The first step to access the NDIS is to complete the NDIS Access Request Form (ARF). 

What is an NDIS Access Request Form (ARF)? 

The ARF provides the National Disability Insurance Agency with the information they need to decide if a person is eligible to become a participant in the NDIS. The ARF is only available from the NDIS.

Think of the ARF as an application form for NDIS. The form requires your basic information and residency evidence. It may also require you to provide evidence about your disability and how it impacts your everyday living.

You will need your treating health professional, such as your GP, an allied health professional, or your Neurologist to complete the application form.

The access request form is an important step in receiving NDIS support as it is used to assess your eligibility and help streamline your application process. There is also an option for verbal access request should you require. 

Tips on completing your NDIS Application Form 

This video provides some really important tips for successfully completing the form. When the form isn’t completed correctly you may incorrectly be deemed ineligible – so it’s important to get it right so you don’t have to appeal.

If you have any questions or queries about this, feel free to get in touch with our team for assistance. Alternatively, you can read more on this from our Access Request Form information sheet.

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