Taxi Licence - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you intend to use a motor vehicle to provide a taxi service in New South Wales. A taxi licence gives a person (an individual, partnership, or body corporate) the right to register and use a motor vehicle as a taxi.

The licence does not need to be held by the provider of the taxi service, but may instead be held by an employee, contractor, or affiliated provider of the person providing the taxi service.

An application for a new taxi licence may be for a regular licence, or a wheelchair accessible taxi (WAT) licence.

Please note that conditions can be placed on licences (for example: the licensee may only be able to operate in a specified area).

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Variable, according to the type of licence you apply for.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Act 2016 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) 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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Point to Point Transport Commissioner

Transport for NSW

New South Wales
Mailing address: PO BOX 533
Burwood, New South Wales 1805
Phone: 13 17 27
Website: Point to Point Transport Commissioner (Opens in new window)