Multiple Purpose Taxi Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence to operate a multiple purpose taxi for hire or reward.

A multiple purpose taxi (MPT) is a vehicle that is fitted, equipped and approved by the Director of Commercial Passenger Transport to carry at least four passengers and one wheelchair.

MPT operators must provide a priority service to wheelchair-bound people, and at other times, may be operated as a normal taxi.

If your MPT is unavailable due to repairs and maintenance, you can apply to substitute it for a wheelchair accessible taxi.

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 licence, you must:

  • hold an NT driver licence with 'H' endorsement
  • hold Commercial Passenger Vehicle Operator Accreditation
  • be endorsed by a taxi network, as meeting the approved training competencies
  • hold a current NT commercial passenger vehicle ID card with taxi endorsement.


1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $300.00

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.