You will require this accreditation if you intend to operate a taxi service with one or more taxis within the Australian Capital Territory. Accredited taxi service operators are usually affiliated with an accredited taxi network provider unless you have applied for accreditation as an Independent Taxi Operator.
There are new interim arrangements in place for rideshare services, read the attached document for an overview of these new arrangements. 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;
- 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; and
- A statement supplied by a police officer about the criminal history and infringement notices, if any, that you have received.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Up to 6 years.
Please lodge your application directly with the Road Transport Authority.
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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