New Licence Fees

The annual licence fee for Commercial Passenger Vehicle operators in the Territory will be significantly reduced under the new reforms. Below are the current and new licence fees that will be implemented later in the year.

Table 1 – Current Licence Fees

Region Taxi Taxi MPT Sub Taxi Minibus Minibus MPV Private Hire Limousine Courtesy Vehicle Special Function Special Passenger Motor Omnibus Tourist Vehicles
Darwin (100%) $20,240 $10,120 $495 $17,600 $8,800 $6,600 $2,200 $     -$ 550 $ 165 $ 550 $ 550
Alice Springs (~81%) $16,445 $8,223 $495 $14,300 $7,150 $6,600 $2,200 $    - $550 $165 $550 $550
Katherine (~56%) $11,385 $5,693 $495 $9,900 $4,950 $6,600 $2,200 $    - $550 $165 $550 $550
Tennant Creek (~28%) $5,693 $2,846 $495 $4,950 $2,475 $6,600 $2,200 $    - $550 $165 $550 $550
Nhulunbuy (~31%) $6,325 $3,163 $ 495 $5,500 $2,750 $6,600 $2,200 $    - $550 $165 $550 $550
Jabiru (0%) $    - $    - $    - $    - $    - $6,600 $2,200 $    - $550 $165 $550 $550

Table 2 – New Licence Fees coming into effect later in 2017

Region

Taxi

Taxi MPT

Minibus

Minibus MPV

Private Hire

Limousine

All Other CPVs*

Rideshare

Darwin

$5,000

$300

$3,000

$300

$300

$300

$183

$300

Alice Springs

$4,000

$300

$2,600

$300

$300

$300

$183

$300

Katherine

$2,500

$300

$1,625

$300

$300

$300

$183

$300

Tennant Creek

$1,500

$300

$975

$300

$300

$300

$183

$300

Nhulunbuy

$1,500

$300

$975

$300

$300

$300

$183

$300

Jabiru

$1,500

$300

$975

$300

$300

$300

$183

$300

Yulara

$1,500

$300

$975

$300

$300

$300

$183

$300

* TV: Tourist Vehicle; MO: Motor Omnibus; SFV: Special Function Vehicle.

$1 Per Trip Levy

A $1 per trip levy will be applied to all taxi, minibus, private hire and ridesharing trips to meet the revenue gap from the reduced licence fees that Government receives to cover regulatory costs.

Last updated: 13 April 2017