Temporary Taxi Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to provide taxi services for a limited time period. 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.

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.

The proposed vehicle must:

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


As specified


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

Taxi and Hire Vehicle Industries Act 2008 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Taxi Industry Regulations 2018 Tasmania

Lodgement process


Your completed application form should be provided directly 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.

Approval time

30 business days


This licence is not transferable.

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.

Supporting information