This licence permits an accredited operator to operate a taxi in the Northern Territory. e.g. If you apply to operate a Taxi in Darwin you are only permitted to operate that Taxi in Darwin.
A Taxi is a vehicle approved by the Director of Commercial Passenger (Road) Transport that is fitted, equipped or constructed to carry up to 11 passengers, unless exempted by the Director.
A Taxi is used to carry passengers for the purpose of hire or reward with the services of a driver.
The fare charged for using a Taxi is calculated by an approved and certified meter when engaged on a hiring. A taxi may respond to ad hoc hails, rank at approved locations, or may be pre-booked.
In-service taxis must not be older than nine years of age.
Government has imposed a ratio on the maximum number of taxi licences per head of population for Darwin and Alice Springs. For more details on Taxi licences please contact the Accreditation & Licensing Officer Officer CPV Unit or contact your local MVR office in the Northern Territory.
A $1 per trip levy applies to all point-to-point transport services (taxis, minibuses, private hire cars and rideshare). The levy must be paid to the NT Government by the operator on a monthly basis.