Authorisation as Regular Passenger Transport Service Operator - Tasmania


You will require this authorisation if you intend to operate a regular passenger transport service. A regular passenger service is defined as one that:

  • carries fare-paying passengers in a large passenger vehicle (vehicle with 10 or more seats)
  • operates at regular or substantially 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.

Core services that are essential for the public's needs will normally be subsidised and operated under contract to the Secretary of the Department of State Growth.

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

For your application for authorisation to be considered, you must:

  • provide all relevant documentation
  • submit the completed application form
  • pay any required fees.

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $127.98 -
Vary Variation All $32.40

Issue revised accreditation certificate.

Vary Variation All $81.00 -

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 drivers 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:

Enquiries Officer


Department of State Growth

Operating address: 4 Salamanca Place
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 536
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 135 513
Website: Transport (Opens in new window)