Authorised Taxi-Cab Inspection Stations (ATIS) Examiner - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this authorisation if you intend to conduct taxi inspection services. These inspections ensure the safety and quality of vehicles used to supply taxi services to the public. An examiner's role includes checking:

  • vehicle age
  • livery and decals
  • air conditioner operation
  • taxi meter operation
  • interior and exterior conditions
  • operation of safety equipment specific to taxis.

Please be aware that you can only hold an authorisation to inspect taxis at a nominated garage. If you leave a nominated garage then your authorisation is void.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this authorisation you must be a mechanic who has been approved by the Agency for the purpose of conducting inspections and tests of registrable light vehicles.

The applicant must be:

  • a light vehicle Authorised Inspection Scheme (AIS) examiner
  • an authorised LPG examiner.

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



5 years.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Transport for NSW

Act(s) name

Passenger Transport Act 1990 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Passenger Transport Regulation 2007 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enrolment Processing
Transport for NSW

Operating address:
Level 4
16-18 Wentworth Street
New South Wales 2150
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 5085
New South Wales 2124


1800 227 774


02 9689 8888


02 9689 8813

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