Perpetual Taxi Licence - Tasmania


You will need to hold, own or lease this licence if you intend to operate a taxi. This licence enables your taxi to be hired from a taxi zone, by being hailed, or by being booked and ordered.

The government is no longer issuing new licences. The only way to obtain this licence is to trade 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


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


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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Regulation(s) name

Taxi Industry Regulations 2018 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of State Growth


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:

Regulations Team, Passenger Transport Branch


Department of State Growth

Operating address: 4 Salamanca Place
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 536
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 3275
Website: Public Transport Industry and Operator Information (Opens in new window)