Substitute Taxi Licence - Northern Territory


A Substitute Taxi Licence can be used by a Taxi Licence holder for a normal taxi that is not operational due to programmed maintenance, vehicle accidents, etc.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Applicants require a current Taxi Licence.


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.


The annual licence fee for a substitute taxi is $300 and is not transferable or refundable

Other resources

Regulation(s) name

Commercial Passenger (Miscellaneous) Regulations 2018 NT

Taxi Regulations 2018 NT

Additional information

Please contact the agency direct for application forms.

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
Website: (Opens in new window)