Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Driver Endorsement - Victoria

Description

You are required to have this endorsement if you intend to drive a wheelchair accessible commercial passenger vehicle (WAV). You must first be an accredited driver to gain this endorsement.

You can only drive a WAV once you have been assessed and endorsed as competent. The assessment has both theory and practical components.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 to book an assessment, you must have:

  • a current driver accreditation
  • identified the area in Victoria that would be most suitable for being assessed (e.g. metropolitan Melbourne or a location in regional Victoria).
  •  a current Visa / Master credit or debit card for payment.

To book an assessment, you must email the agency with 'W-endorsement booking' in the subject header. In the body of you email, you must include:

  • your name
  • DC number
  • contact details
  • preferred location.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ten years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Specifications for Wheelchair Accessible Taxi-cabs - PDF (Opens in new window)
Comply All Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Driver Handbook - Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Act(s) name

Transport (Compliance and Miscellaneous) Act 1983 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Regulations 2018 Victoria

Transport (Taxi-Cab Industry Accreditation) (Taxi-Cab Industry Accreditation and Other Matters) Regulations 2017 Victoria

Approval time

You will be contact within 2 business days following your email with an assessment time and to take payment.

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria

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:

Accrediation

Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria

Department of Transport

Operating address: Lower ground floor 1
1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Operating address: Quality Assurance Centre
10 Mareno Road
Tullamarine, Victoria 3043
Toll Free: 1800 638 802
Email: driveraccreditation@cpv.vic.gov.au