You will require this accreditation if you intend to operate a commercial or local bus service. A commercial bus service is one that operates a bus built with seating positions for thirteen or more adults and provides one of the following services:
- Route bus service
- Demand responsive bus service
- Tour and charter bus service
- Courtesy bus service (other than a non-commercial courtesy bus service).
A local bus service is one that operates a bus built to seat thirteen or more adults and is operated for the general public. A local bus service is not operated for hire or reward.