Wheelchair-Accessible Taxi Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to operate 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.

This licence will be specific to your vehicle. 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


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 a natural person (not a company)
  • be accredited as a passenger transport operator
  • be the registered operator of a vehicle suitable for use as a wheelchair accessible taxi.


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

Approval time

20 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.