Tourist Vehicle Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to operate a tourist vehicle (TV) for hire or reward, usually outside municipalities. Tourist vehicles are generally four-wheel-drive (4X4) vehicles or motorcycles, used for pre-arranged tours that go outside the environs of a municipality. A tour may involve:

  • sightseeing
  • camping
  • fishing.

Tours within a municipality, such as motorcycle tours, will require separate approval.

Service type


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


3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $550.00

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Miscellaneous All $50.00

Annual endorsement fee per vehicle endorsed against the licence. Fees for 2021-22

Regulation(s) name

Commercial Passenger (Miscellaneous) Regulations 1992 Northern Territory

Tourist Vehicle Regulations 1992 Northern Territory

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Accreditation and Licensing Officer

Passenger Transport Division

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Northern Territory
Contact us other: 08 8924 7580
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