Operator Accreditation - Small Passenger Vehicle - South Australia


Any person who operates a passenger transport service for hire, fare or consideration must hold operator accreditation.

Small Passenger Vehicle Operator Accreditation is required for all public passenger vehicles with less than 13 seats.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

There are four categories of Small Passenger Vehicle Operator Accreditation based on the type of operation. The categories are: Metropolitan, Traditional, Special Purpose and Non-Metropolitan.


5 years.


Variable; please contact the agency

Act(s) name

Passenger Transport Act 1994 South Australia

Regulation(s) name

Passenger Transport Regulations 2009 South Australia

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Accreditation and Licensing Centre

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 Officer

Operating address: Accreditation and Licensing Centre
71 Richmond Road
Mile End SA 5033
Mailing address: Accreditation and Licensing Centre
PO Box 9
Marleston SA 5033
Phone: 0871098117
Email: dpti.alcenquiries@sa.gov.au
Website: https://www.sa.gov.au (Opens in new window)