Temporary Taxi Licence - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to provide taxi services to the public. This licence has the same effect as an owner-operator taxi licence, except a temporary taxi licence is limited to the period it is in force, and is not transferable.

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

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be accredited to operate a taxi service
  • ensure that the vehicle proposed to be used is suitable for use as a taxi
  • submit the required application form
  • pay the prescribed fees.

The proposed vehicle must:

  • be a currently registered small passenger vehicle (a vehicle with a capacity of 12 seats or less including the driver)
  • be approved for use as a taxi and under current inspection
  • have Class 6 MAIB premium.

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


As specified on the licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $48.60 -
General Duplicate Certificate All $16.20

Issue of replacement licence.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Taxi and Hire Vehicle Industries Act 2008 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Taxi Industry Regulations 2018 Tasmania

Lodgement process


Your completed application form should be forwarded or mailed to the Agency. You will be advised in writing whether your application is successful. The appropriate fees should then be paid at any Service Tasmania outlet in order to finalise the application.

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:

Driver Licensing


Department of State Growth

Operating address: 4 Salamanca Place
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 536
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 135 513
Email: dlu@stategrowth.tas.gov.au
Website: Driver Licensing (Opens in new window)