Bus Operator Accreditation - Victoria

Description

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.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Any person can apply to be accredited to be a bus operator.

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

You may apply for an exemption from a number of services with the appropriate application form.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $568.80

Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Licence -

The annual accreditation fee is calculated based on the number of buses to be operated. Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Transport Safety Victoria

Contact details

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

Bus Safety

Transport Safety Victoria

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Phone: 1800 223 022
Email: information@transportsafety.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.transportsafety.vic.gov.au/bus-safety (Opens in new window)