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.

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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Other, Sole Trader National Police Certificate (NPC) for Accreditation - PDF (Opens in new window)
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Public Passenger Vehicle and Accreditation Fees (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Taxi and Hire Vehicle Industries Act 2008 Tasmania

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.