Passenger Transport Service Operator Accreditation - South Australia


You will need this accreditation if you intend to operate a passenger transport service.

You may apply for operator accreditation in any of the following categories:

  • metropolitan taxis
  • country taxis
  • large passenger vehicles (13 or more seats)
  • small passenger vehicles - chauffeur metropolitan
  • small passenger vehicles - rideshare
  • small passenger vehicles - chauffeur non-metropolitan
  • small passenger vehicles - chauffeur special purpose
  • motorcycle
  • horse drawn.

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 accreditation you must:

  • be the registered owner of one or more vehicles used for passenger transport
  • be the director of a passenger transport company or another interested person
  • have a National Police Certificate
  • hold current driver accreditation.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees will change depending on your circumstances. Please contact the agency for more information.

Application process


Please lodge your completed application with:

  • a plan of operation
  • a National Criminal History Check (unless you hold driver accreditation and have already supplied a check).


This licence may be transferred in some circumstances.

Administering agency

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

Accreditation and Licensing Centre

Contact details

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