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.

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

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any 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

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

Act(s) name

Passenger Transport Services Act 2011 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Passenger Transport Regulations 2013 Tasmania

Approval time

10 business days

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.