Private Non-Emergency Patient Transport Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to provide non-emergency patient transport (NEPT) services. Non-emergency patient transport services relate solely to transporting patients:

  • needing basic care and observation or clinical care and monitoring
  • whose medical needs have been assessed by a member of an approved health profession as not being time-critical or acute.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 licence you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • be able to demonstrate the suitability of any equipment and vehicles intended to provide NEPT services
  • be able to demonstrate that the intended operating arrangements for the staff of the service comply with legislation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Up to five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1485.00

Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal All $1072.50

Fees for 2021-22

Vary Variation All $742.50

Fees for 2021-22

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All NEPT Supporting Information and Forms (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Ambulance Service Act 1982 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Ambulance Service (Non-emergency Patient Transport) Regulations 2019 Tasmania

Lodgement process


Licence renewals must be submitted at least three months before the expiry date.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Ambulance Tasmania

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:

Enquiries, Non-Emergency Patient Transport

Ambulance Tasmania

Department of Health

Mailing address: GPO BOX 125
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 3856