Taxi Driver Licence (T-extension) - Western Australia

Service summary

You must have a T-extension (previously called a T-endorsement) on your driver's licence to carry fare paying passengers and operate as a taxi. You will also require taxi number plates for your vehicle. These must be applied for separately.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

For a T-extension licence, you must:

  • Have held a driver's licence for a period of at least 3 years (or periods adding up to at least 3 years);
  • Be at least 20 years old;
  • Be a person of good character;
  • Be sufficiently fit and healthy;
  • Have successfully completed an approved training course;
  • Submit the required form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

As per licence.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$105.10
Medical/Eyesight Test Fee

Fees will vary. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Other resources

Application

Apply

You will need to provide the following documents:

  • National Police Certificate;
  • The names and contact details of two referees who are not family members and who have known you for at least four years; and
  • Primary and secondary identification documents.

Administering agency

Department of Transport
Transport Services
Driver and Vehicle Services

Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Authorisation to Drive) Act 2008 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Authorisation to Drive) Regulations 2008 (Western Australia)

Contact details

On Demand Transport
Department of Transport
Transport Services
Driver and Vehicle Services


Operating address:
20 Brown Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Mailing address:
General Post Office Box C102
Perth,Western Australia,
Australia

Phone:

1300 660 147

Phone:

13 11 56

Fax:

08 9218 3661
drivertraining@transport.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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