Taxi and charter vehicles

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A guide for drivers - ridesharing

The Department of Transport regulates on-demand transport services including taxis, small charter vehicles and other omnibuses. This includes services which are commonly known as 'ridesharing'.

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Plan before you party!

Before you head out to party, make sure you plan your ride home. Consider using designated taxi ranks, booking a taxi or small charter vehicle, nominating a skipper, or taking public transport.

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Mobile Taxi Security Patrol

Find out how the Taxi Security Patrol protects you.

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Pay your taxi lease fees online

Bpoint is now available

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Want to become a Perth metropolitan taxi driver?

Find out how you can become a metropolitan taxi driver.

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Western Australia's taxi, tour and charter vehicle industry is regulated by the Department of Transport.

Passenger information and complaints

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Passenger information including safety tips, fares, complaints and things to keep in mind when catching taxis.

Driver operator information

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Here you will find driver operator information including taxi plates, licences, code of conduct, camera surveillance and more.

General information and updates

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Important information for all taxi drivers and charter vehicle operators including online tools, fees and statistics.

Passenger transport services

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An omnibus is a passenger vehicle operating for reward, that is not a taxi. Find out what you need to know on the various licences.

Taxi Industry Board


Read more about: Taxi Industry Board

The role of the Taxi Industry Board is to lead the provision of independent and strategic advice to government on the further development and improvement of Perth’s taxi services.

Taxi and charter forms and publications


Read more about: Taxi and charter forms and publications

Here you will find forms and publications available relating to taxi and charter services in Western Australia.

Contact Taxi/Charter


Read more about: Contact Taxi/Charter

Information on how the Department of Transport helps regulate the Western Australian taxi industry. Contact the Passenger Services section for taxi and charter vehicle enquiries.

Taxi/Charter site map

Use this page to help locate key areas of the Taxi and charter vehicles site.

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Page last updated: Wed May 21 2014 10:34:02 AM