Hire Car Operator Accreditation - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this accreditation if you intend to operate a hire car or hire motorocycle service in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

Hire cars and motorcycles are appropriately registered, licenced and insured vehicles driven by employees of the accredited operator.

If you are a hire car service operator in another state or territory, you may be eligible to work in the ACT under the Automatic Mutual Recognition Scheme.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


6 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $50.00

Accreditation package. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $100.00

Hire car licence (including motorbikes) - per vehicle. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $25.00

Stand-by hire car permit. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Act 2001 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Regulation 2002 Australian Capital Territory

Approval time

Up to 6 weeks

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Contact details

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