Taxi Dispatch Service (TDS) Registration - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to operate a Taxi Dispatch Service. A Taxi Dispatch Service (TDS), sometimes referred to as a taxi company, takes bookings from customers and delegates them out to taxi drivers.

A taxi dispatch service includes any service that provides co-ordinating, controlling or administrative services to the taxi industry. It also includes any service that provides radio base, computer or telephone services for taxis.

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

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • Be a person of good character;
  • Be a fit and proper person to provide a taxi dispatch service;
  • Be able provide an efficient and reliable taxi dispatch service; and
  • Be able to comply with any conditions imposed on licences concerning customer service, fare schedules and other matters.

If you are applying on behalf of a corporation or partnership, each of the directors or persons involved must meet the eligibility requirements. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on eligibility.

Duration

Annual.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Taxi Dispatch Service (TDS) Registration - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Approval time

Approximately 2 weeks.

Administering agency

Department of Transport
Transport Services
Passenger Services

Act(s) name

Taxi Act 1994 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Taxi Regulations 1995 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Transport
Transport Services
Passenger Services


Operating address:
20 Brown Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Mailing address:
GPO BOX C102
Perth, Western Australia 6839

Phone:

1300660147

Fax:

08 92183661
compliance@transport.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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