Perpetual Taxi Licence - Tasmania

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a vehicle as a taxi. This licence enables the taxi to be hired from a taxi zone, by being hailed, or by being booked and ordered. You can either own the licence outright or lease it from someone.

The government is no longer issuing new licences, so the only way to obtain this licence is to purchase or lease one from an existing licence holder. There is no limit on the number of licences you can hold. If you purchase a licence you then own it and can either use it in your own taxi business or lease it to an accredited taxi operator. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

The licence is ongoing, subject to an annual registration requirement.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

The fee to purchase a licence varies, depending on where you intend to operate.

General Miscellaneous All -

Replacement licence number plate: $27.90; Replacement licence: $15.50.

General Miscellaneous All $15.50

Notification of commencement of lease or assignment.

Renew Renewal All -

Annual administration fees for a perpetual taxi licence vary from $282.10 to $678.90, depending on where you intend to operate.

Transfer Transfer All $15.50

Notification of change of ownership.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Taxi and Hire Vehicle Industries Act 2008 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Taxi Industry Regulations 2008 TAS

Administering agency

Department of State Growth

Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Transport

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Registration and Licensing

Transport

Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Department of State Growth

Mailing address: GPO BOX 536
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 135 513
Phone: 03 6233 8011
Email: info@stategrowth.tas.gov.au