Transport Booking Service Accreditation - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this accreditation if you intend to accept bookings from passengers for rideshare, hire car or taxi services. This includes bookings made online or via a smart phone application.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this accreditation you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident;
  • be at least 18 years of age; and
  • meet the suitable person's requirements.

You will be required to provide with your application form:

  • proposed service standards;
  • a statement supplied by a police officer about the criminal history and infringement notices, if any, that you have received; and
  • contact details for a person who will be available at any time to deal with matters regarding the transport booking service.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the accreditation.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$600.00
Application$45.00Application for police check
Licence$20.00Annual fee per vehicle for taxis and hire cars or per driver for rideshare
Application

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
Road Transport Authority

Act(s) name

Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Act 2001 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Regulation 2002 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries, Rideshare Accreditation and Licensing
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
Road Transport Authority


Mailing address:
PO BOX 582
Dickson, Australian Capital Territory 2602

Phone:

132281

Phone:

02 62072797
rideshare@act.gov.au

Website:

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Supporting information

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