Authorisation to Operate a Regular Passenger Transport Service - Tasmania


You will need to be authorised if you intend to operate a regular passenger transport service. Regular passenger services:

  • carry fare-paying passengers in a large passenger vehicle (a vehicle with 10 or more seats)
  • operate at regular intervals according to a publicised route and timetable.

Regular passenger transport services do not include passenger services that form the whole or part of a tourist activity.

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

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


Your authorisation will be going pending the payment of continuity fees.


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

Act(s) name

Passenger Transport Services Act 2011 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Passenger Transport Regulations 2013 Tasmania

Additional information

The driver of the vehicle operating as an authorised regular passenger service must hold an ancillary certificate in addition to their driver's licence.

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:

PTS Contracts, 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 3343
Website: Public Transport Industry and Operator Information (Opens in new window)