Substitute Multiple Purpose Taxi Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you are a taxi operator and intend to use a multiple purpose substitute taxi while your primary taxi is being serviced, maintained, repaired, or is otherwise out of service.

The primary taxi must not be operated while being substituted. The primary taxi must only have one substitute taxi operating under the primary taxi licence at any one time.

Substitute taxi operators must comply with the Taxi In-Service Maintenance Standards.

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 a current standard taxi or MPT licence
  • hold an NT driver licence with 'H' endorsement
  • hold Commercial Passenger Vehicle Operator Accreditation
  • hold a current 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 Application All $300.00

Fees for 2023-24

Approval time

Please 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.