Bus Operator Registration - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to operate a community, private, courtesy or hire and drive bus service. You will also require this registration if you intend to operate a commercial minibus service.

Community, private, courtesy or hire and drive bus services have vehicles with thirteen or more seats (including the driver) and operate for non-commercial reasons.

A minibus has seating for ten to twelve adults.

Service type

Licence

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

Ongoing requirements

You may apply for an exemption from a number of services with the appropriate application form.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

There is no fee for this registration.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria

Act(s) name

Bus Safety Act 2009 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Bus Safety Regulations 2010 (Victoria)

Contact details

Bus Safety
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria


Phone:

1800 223 022
information@transportsafety.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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