Taxi-Cab Network Authority - New South Wales


You will require this authority if you intend to operate a network of taxis in NSW. Taxi-cab networks play an important role in the provision of taxi-cab services, particularly in relation to accepting telephone bookings for taxis and the prompt dispatch of vehicles.

If you are found to be operating a taxi-cab network that is not authorised you are liable to a penalty.

Please be aware that the network will be subject to conditions and ongoing requirements that will need to be met.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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 authority you must:

  • Be a person of good repute;
  • Be a fit and proper person to operate a taxi-cab network;
  • Demonstrate that you have the necessary technical knowledge, equipment and competence to operate a taxi-cab network;
  • Supply a copy of your licence to operate a radio network;
  • Supply full details and specifications of the equipment to be used by the network, and evidence that equipment is certified as reliable, as well as the regular maintenance program for the equipment, and details of the alarm system used in the taxi-cabs;
  • Have managerial and financial competence to operate a taxi-cab network; and
  • Pay any fees and insurance costs.

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


As specified.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Application $500.00
Renew Renewal $300.00


Task Resources
Apply Application for a Taxi-Cab Network Authority - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Passenger Transport Act 1990 NSW

Lodgement process


Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

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.

Enrolment Processing

Transport for NSW

Operating address: Level 4
16-18 Wentworth Street
New South Wales 2150
Mailing address: Locked Bag 5085
New South Wales 2124
Toll Free: 1800 227 774
Phone: 02 9689 8888
Fax: 02 9689 8813