You will require this licence if you intend to operate a luxury car hire service where you hire out a car together with a driver. This is sometimes also known as a limousine or chauffeur service. Examples of luxury car hire use include weddings, special events, tours, and thrill rides.
Once you have a licence it does not matter if you drive the vehicle yourself or employ someone else to do it. Please note that holders of luxury car licences are not permitted to stand or ply for hire in a public street or be hailed, and you will not be permitted to lease or assign a luxury hire car licence to another person.
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 the registered operator of the vehicle to which the licence will relate;
- Provide the details of your vehicle, which must be an eligible luxury car (as determined by the Agency);
- Hold a valid passenger transport service accreditation;
- Submit the required form; and
- Pay the required fee.
Requirements for particular operations may vary. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As indicated on the licence.
Initial approval fee: $5000; Annual administration fee: $391.68.
Transfer licence to another vehicle: $15.30; Transfer licence to another person: $15.30.
Issue of replacement plate: $27.54; Label or car licence: $15.30.
Department of State Growth
Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services
Taxi and Hire Vehicle Industries Act 2008 (Tasmania)
Luxury Hire Car Industry Regulations 2008 (Tasmania)
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