When you leave the NDIS, you won’t be an NDIS participant anymore. You won’t have an NDIS plan or get any NDIS supports.
You can choose to leave the NDIS any time. You’ll also leave the NDIS if you’re no longer eligible.
Some participants will stay with the NDIS for their whole life. Other participants may need the NDIS for a shorter period of time. The length of time that you stay eligible for the NDIS depends on your individual situation and disability support needs.
There are a number of situations where you might leave the NDIS:
- You don’t want to be a participant any more.
- You move into residential aged care permanently for the first time after you’ve turned 65.
- You start getting home care services provided by aged care permanently for the first time after you’ve turned 65.
- You’re no longer eligible for the NDIS. This includes when children with developmental delay turn 6 years old and no longer meet the early intervention requirements, or the disability requirements.
Participants also leave NDIS when they die. Learn more about what happens with NDIS supports when a participant dies.