Taxi Service Operator Accreditation - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this accreditation if you intend to operate a taxi service with one or more taxis within the Australian Capital Territory. Accredited taxi service operators are usually affiliated with an accredited taxi network provider unless you have applied for accreditation as an Independent Taxi Operator.

There are new interim arrangements in place for rideshare services, read the attached document for an overview of these new arrangements. 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; and
  • Meet the suitable person's requirements.

You will be required to provide with your application form:

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

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


Up to 6 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $50.00

Other resources

Act(s) name

Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Act 2001 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Regulation 2002 ACT

Lodgement process


Please lodge your application directly with the Road Transport Authority.

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
Website: Road Transport Authority (Opens in new window)