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Passenger Transport Driver Authorisation - Western Australia


You will need this authorisation if you intend to drive a vehicle for hire or reward. A Passenger Transport Declaration (PTD) authorisation is an annual authorisation that allows you to drive a vehicle for the purpose of transporting passengers for hire or reward.

If you do not currently hold an F or T extension licence, you must apply for this licence before providing driving services for fee or reward.

Service type


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


You will not need this licence if you:

  • drive as a volunteer
  • drive as a volunteer and have your costs reimbursed at a rate of $0.68 per kilometre
  • are employed by a transport service provider, but driving is incidental to your main occupation
  • drive in your capacity as a child care service operator or provider
  • drive in a carpooling situation with nine or fewer people.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • be at least 20 years old
  • hold a current and valid WA driver's licence
  • have held a driver's licence (including in another jurisdiction) for at least three years
  • not have committed a disqualifying offence
  • provide a current national police check
  • provide a current medical assessment certificate.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $65.00

Fees for 2024-25

Apply Licence All $98.00

Annual fee. Fees for 2024-25

Apply Transfer All $14.40

Fees for 2024-25

Apply Variation All $20.70

Variation of authorisation conditions. Fees for 2024-25


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All How to Apply for a PTD Authorisation (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Transport (Road Passenger Services) Act 2018 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Transport (Road Passenger Services) Regulations 2020 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Transport

On-Demand Transport

Contact details

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