Taxi Dispatch Service (TDS) Registration - Western Australia


You will require this registration if you intend to operate a Taxi Dispatch Service (TDS). A TDS, sometimes referred to as a taxi company, takes bookings from customers and distributes them out to taxi drivers.

A taxi dispatch service includes any service that provides co-ordinating, controlling or administrative services to the taxi industry. It also includes any service that provides radio base, computer or telephone services for taxis.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 registration you must be:

  • a person of good character
  • a fit and proper person to provide a taxi dispatch service
  • able provide an efficient and reliable taxi dispatch service
  • able to comply with any conditions imposed on licences concerning customer service, fare schedules and other matters.

If you are applying on behalf of a corporation or partnership, each of the directors or persons involved must meet the eligibility requirements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on eligibility.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Taxi Dispatch Service (TDS) Registration - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Taxi Act 1994 WA

Regulation(s) name

Taxi Regulations 1995 WA

Approval time

Approximately 2 weeks.

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.

Customer Service

On-Demand Transport

Department of Transport

Operating address: 20 Brown Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: GPO BOX C102
Perth, Western Australia 6839
Phone: 1300 660 147
Website: On-Demand Transport (Opens in new window)