You will require this licence if you intend to provide taxi services to the public. This licence has the same effect as an owner-operator taxi licence, except a temporary taxi licence is limited to the period it is in force, and is not transferable.
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 accredited to operate a taxi service;
- Ensure that the vehicle proposed to be used is suitable for use as a taxi;
- Submit the required application form; and
- Pay the prescribed fees.
The proposed vehicle must:
- Be a currently registered small passenger vehicle (a vehicle with a capacity of 12 seats or less including the driver);
- Be approved for use as a taxi and under current inspection; and
- Have Class 6 MAIB premium.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified on the licence.
Issue of replacement licence.
Your completed application form should be forwarded or mailed to the Agency. You will be advised in writing whether your application is successful. The appropriate fees should then be paid at any Service Tasmania outlet in order to finalise the application.
Department of State Growth
Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services
Taxi and Hire Vehicle Industries Act 2008 (Tasmania)
Taxi Industry Regulations 2008 (Tasmania)
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