Wheelchair-Accessible Taxi Licence - Tasmania

Description

You will require this licence if you drive a small passenger vehicle and you intend to operate as a wheelchair-accessible taxi (WAT) service. This licence authorises the vehicle to be hired within or between taxi zones that the licence relates too. Services may be offered to all taxi users, whether wheelchair-reliant or not.

Please note that this licence will be specific to your vehicle and you must not lease or assign this licence to another person. You may transfer the licence with the permission of the Agency. You do not have to drive the vehicle yourself, but you always remain responsible for the licence.

You are strongly encouraged to consult the Agency before submitting your application.

Service type

Licence

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:

  • complete a specified training course
  • complete the application forms relevant to your proposed operation
  • specify the area to which your application applies
  • provide proof of your accreditation as a passenger transport operator
  • have an appropriate wheelchair accessible vehicle
  • hold appropriate current professional indemnity insurance
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Requirements for particular operations may vary. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $155.00 -
Apply Licence -

Annual administration fees vary from $282.10 to $678.90 depending on the area(s) in which you intend to operate.

General Miscellaneous -

Issue of replacement plate: $27.90; Issue replacement licence: $15.50.

Transfer Transfer $15.50

Transfer of ownership.

Act(s) name

Taxi and Hire Vehicle Industries Act 2008 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Taxi Industry Regulations 2008 TAS

Administering agency

Department of State Growth

Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Transport

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Registration and Licensing

Transport

Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Department of State Growth

Mailing address: GPO BOX 536
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 135 513
Phone: 03 6233 8011
Email: info@stategrowth.tas.gov.au