Driver Accreditation - South Australia

Service summary

Any person who drives a public passenger vehicle for fare or reward must hold driver accreditation under the Passenger Transport Act.

For further information please contact your the Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructre Customer Service Centre, Service SA Centre or the Accreditation and Licensing Centre.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

The primary purpose of accreditation is to ensure that the accredited person is of good repute and in all other respects a fit and proper person to be the driver of a public passenger vehicle to which the accreditation relates.


Maximum 3 years.



Additional information

Applicants for Taxi Driver, Motorcycle and Horse Drawn Accreditation must undertake the relevant compulsory training course approved by the Passenger Transport Board. Information regarding these courses is available in the Driver Accreditation Information Kit.

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Accreditation and Licensing Centre

Act(s) name

Passenger Transport Act 1994 (South Australia)

Contact details

Senior Accreditation Officer

One Stop Shop
Open Monday to Friday 9am to 4.45pm. Closed Public Holidays

Operating address:
One Stop Shop
71 Richmond Road
Mile End SA 5033





Supporting information


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