Taximeter Standards - Australian Capital Territory


You will be required to comply with these standards if you intend to operate a taxi service in the Australian Capital Territory. The standards outline minimum standards for taximeters in taxis, including:

  • Specifications;
  • Installation;
  • Testing;
  • Sealing; and
  • General requirements.

You will not be required to comply with these standards if the Authority has exempt your taxi for the fitting of a taximeter. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

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

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)