You will require this licence if you intend to provide a non-emergency patient transport service. Non-emergency patient transport services refer to transport services that relate solely to the transport of patients:
- requiring basic care and observation
- whose medical needs have been assessed by a member of an approved health profession as not being time-critical or acute.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence, you must:
- be a fit and proper person
- be able to demonstrate the suitability of any equipment and vehicles intended for use
- be able to demonstrate that the intended operating arrangements for the service comply with legislation
- complete the relevant application form
- pay the prescribed fee.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Up to 5 years.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for a Non-Emergency Patient Transport Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Licence renewals must be submitted at least 3 months before the expiry date.
Department of Health and Human Services
Ambulance Service Act 1982 (Tasmania)
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