Bus Service Accreditation - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this accreditation if you intend to operate a bus service within the Australian Capital Territory. This accreditation entitles you to provide:

  • regular route services
  • tour and charter services.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this accreditation you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident;
  • be at least 18 years of age
  • meet the suitable persons requirements
  • hold a certificate of Transport Management (if operating 5 or more buses).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $200.00

Up to 5 vehicles.

Renew Application All $400.00

6 or more vehicles.

Act(s) name

Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Act 2001 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Regulation 2002 ACT

Additional information

You will be required to provide the following with your application form:

  • proposed service standards
  • statements supplied by a police officer about the criminal history and infringement notices, if any, that you have received.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Road Transport Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries

Road Transport Authority

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Mailing address: PO BOX 582
Dickson, Australian Capital Territory 2602
Phone: 132281
Phone: 02 62077171
Phone: 02 62077101
Email: roaduserservices@act.gov.au
Website: Road Transport Authority (Opens in new window)