Private Hire Car Licence - Northern Territory

Description

This licence permits an accredited operator to operate a Private Hire Car (PHC) in the Northern Territory.

A PHC is a vehicle that can carry up to eight passengers and is used with the services of a driver for the carriage of fare-paying passengers. A PHC is only permitted to accept pre-booked hiring unless the hiring commences from a designated PHC rank or from an approved function/event.

From 1 February 2018, a $1 per trip levy was introduced in the Northern Territory on all trips of point to point transport services including PHC and must be paid on a monthly basis at the end of the month.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Operators must be accredited.

Duration

Allow up to 10 working days for your application to be processed. Please contact the Motor Vehicle Registry on 1300 654 628 for further information.

Fees

The annual fee for a PHC licence is $300 regardless of the region

Regulation(s) name

Commercial Passenger (Miscellaneous) Regulations 2018 NT

Private Hire Car Regulations 2018 NT

Administering agency

Passenger Transport Division

Contact details

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

Accreditation & Licensing Officer

Operating address: 2nd Floor, Energy House
18 - 20 Cavenagh Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: PO Box 2520
Darwin NT 0801
Toll Free: 1300654628
Phone: 0889247580
Email: cpv.admin@nt.gov.au
Website: https://transport.nt.gov.au/contact (Opens in new window)