Commercial Passenger Vehicle Operator Accreditation - Northern Territory


You will need this accreditation if you intend to operate a commercial passenger vehicle in the Northern Territory. Commercial passenger vehicles include:

  • limousines
  • minibuses
  • motor omnibuses
  • private hires
  • special function vehicles
  • special passenger vehicles
  • taxis
  • tourist vehicles.

You can apply for accreditation as an individual or a company. Your accreditation may be cancelled if you are convicted of a disqualifiying offence or are deemed not fit and proper to hold accreditation.

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 a fit and proper person
  • provide a national police certificate supplied by Safe NT dated within three months
  • provide an insolvency check from the Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA) dated within three months

Please contact the agency to identify any further eligibility requirements.


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $100.00

Fees for 2023-24

Approval time

Allow up to 10 working days for your application to be processed.

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Passenger Transport Division

Contact details

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