Taxi Driver Licence (T-extension) - Western Australia


You must have a T-extension (previously called a T-endorsement) on your driver's licence to carry fare paying passengers and operate as a taxi. You will also require taxi number plates for your vehicle. These must be applied for separately.

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

For a T-extension licence, you must:

  • Have held a driver's licence for a period of at least 3 years (or periods adding up to at least 3 years);
  • Be at least 20 years old;
  • Be a person of good character;
  • Be sufficiently fit and healthy;
  • Have successfully completed an approved training course;
  • Submit the required form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for information regarding eligibility requirements.


As per licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $108.50 -
Apply Miscellaneous All -

Fees will vary. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Authorisation to Drive) Act 2008 WA

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Authorisation to Drive) Regulations 2014 WA

Application process


You will need to provide the following documents:

  • National Police Certificate;
  • The names and contact details of two referees who are not family members and who have known you for at least four years; and
  • Primary and secondary identification documents.

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Driver and Vehicle Services

Contact details

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

On Demand Transport

Driver and Vehicle Services

Transport Services

Department of Transport

Operating address: 20 Brown Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: General Post Office Box C102
Perth, Western Australia
Phone: 13 11 56
Phone: 1300 660 147
Fax: 08 9218 3661