Restricted Hire Car Operator Accreditation - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this accreditation if you intend to operate a restricted hire car (RHC). RHCs operate for weddings and school formals only.

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 old
  • meet the suitable persons requirements.


Accreditation is valid for 6 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $30.00

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

Application process


You need to provide with your application form:

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

Lodgement process


The completed Application form must be lodged directly with the Road Transport Regulator.

Approval time

Up to six 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.