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Taxi licence holders and operators

Only vehicles licensed as taxis can legally provide taxi services in Victoria. There are a number of different taxi licences and ways they can be operated.

This section provides information for new, prospective and existing taxi licence holders and operators. Regardless of which category you belong to, you should familiarise yourself with the contents of this section, given significant changes are being rolled out across Victoria’s taxi and hire car industry.

The changes are part of the Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Act 2017’s industry reforms.

This section provides information including:

If you are thinking about joining Victoria's taxi industry, there are many things to consider first. See information for new taxi operators, and refer to the useful links below.

Useful links

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