You will require a hire car vehicle licence if you intend to use a vehicle as a hire car in the ACT. If you only intend to use your vehicle as a hire car for weddings and school formals then you are able to apply for a Restricted Hire Car Licence. A hire car is any vehicle that is not a bus, taxi or demand responsive service vehicle that:
- Is used for the transport of passengers under a contract; and
- Does not stand or ply for hire for the transport of passengers along a road or road related area.
Please use the contact details below to find out more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this accreditation you must:
- Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident;
- Hold a Hire Car Operator Accreditation that permits you to drive the licensed vehicle;
- Be at least 18 years of age; and
- Meet the suitable persons requirements.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Per vehicle licence.
Please lodge your application directly with the Public Transport Regulator.
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Road Transport Authority
Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Act 2001 (Australian Capital Territory)
Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Regulation 2002 (Australian Capital Territory)
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