Taxi Plates - Western Australia

Description

You will require taxi number plates for your vehicle if you intend to operate a taxi and carry fare paying passengers. These taxi plates are attached to the intended taxi vehicle.

A taxi cannot be operated without a set of taxi number plates. Taxi plates are available to be bought, sold or leased by individuals or the Agency. Taxi plates can be issued for metropolitan or country taxi services.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 for taxi plates you must:

  • hold a current T-extension on your driver's licence or attach a National Police Certificate
  • satisfy the Agency that you are of good repute and a fit person to be the owner or lessee of taxi plates
  • be the owner and principal driver of the intended taxi; vehicle operated as a taxi using the plates
  • complete the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

Taxi plates may be leased to members of a partnership or corporation if the Agency is satisfied that the member will be the owner and principal driver of the vehicle operated as a taxi using the plates and each member of the partnership or corporation is an individual and is related to the owner / driver of the vehicle.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Miscellaneous All $43.75 Replacement of plates
Buy Licence All $213.70

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Transfer Transfer All $75.30 Transfer of plates

Other resources

Act(s) name

Taxi Act 1994 WA

Regulation(s) name

Taxi Regulations 1995 WA

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Passenger Services

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Passenger Services

Transport Services

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
Fax: 08 9218 3661
Email: compliance@transport.wa.gov.au