Public Passenger Vehicle Driver Authority - New South Wales

Description

You will need this authority if you intend to drive a public passenger vehicle, other than a ferry. A public passenger vehicle is a bus or other motor vehicle that carries passengers along a road or transitway in return for a fee.

Public passenger vehicle drivers must comply with a number of general obligations specified in the regulations, including but not limited to:

  • to not eat or drink in the vehicle
  • to ensure vehicles are clean
  • to behave in an orderly manner
  • to drive vehicles carefully
  • to undertake relevant training courses as specified by the agency.

Please be aware that further accreditation is required if you intend to operate a public passenger service.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this authority, you must:

  • be at least 25 years old
  • hold a relevant Australian drivers licence
  • have held an unrestricted Australian drivers licence or recognised overseas driver licence for a period of at least 3 years during the 4 years immediately preceding your application
  • have passed a medical examination as specified by the agency
  • be able to lawfully work in Australia
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have sufficient responsibility to drive the relevant vehicle according to law and custom.

     

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $70.00

New application fees have been waived for 2023-24. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $70.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Passenger Transport Act 1990 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Passenger Transport (General) Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Administering agency

Transport for NSW

Contact details

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

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