Driving Taxis and other public passenger vehicles
If you’re interested in driving public passenger vehicles, such as a taxi or public passenger vehicles, find out how to get your ancillary certificate here
You will need to go to Service Tasmania.
You will have lodge a completed application form and provide any requirements for your specific ancillary certificate (as found in the application form).
If approved you can begin operating PPV’s straight away. If there is a problem with your application it will be sent to the Department of State Growth and you will be contacted within seven business days.
To receive a taxi ancillary certificate, you will need to complete a literacy test and training course. These are provided by:
Fees apply for these courses.
Following successful completion, you will be issued a certificate of competence which must be submitted with your application.
You successfully undertaking a Public Passenger Vehicle Knowledge test at a Service Tasmania to demonstrate that you understand the Tasmania road rules and the legislative requirements of operating a public passenger vehicle.