The Complete Guide to Becoming a Taxi Driver in Perth

pert city skyline at night

The Complete Guide to Becoming a Taxi Driver in Perth

pert city skyline at night

Sandy beaches, riverside parks and cultural diversity makes Perth a vibrant and beautiful city.

With its mild winters and warm summers, Perth is officially Australia’s sunniest city.

Black & White Cabs has landed in Perth and it’s a great time to join our growing family. If you would like to be your own Boss, you could earn a great income by becoming a professional Perth driver with Black & White Cabs.

It’s easy! Just follow our 5-step guide and you’ll be on your way.

Step 1: National Police Certificate (NPC)

  • Application for your NPC can be made from an accredited agency. (Australia Post)
  • The NPC must be no older than three months.
  • You will need to bring 4 types of ID into a participating Post Office to complete an application in person. Find your nearest one – Click here

Step 2: Department of Transport- Driver and Vehicle Licensing Centre

  • Apply for a Metropolitan T (Taxi) extension on your drivers licence, which will qualify you to carry fare paying passengers in a taxi.

To be eligible you must:

  • Be over 20 years of age.
  • Have held a relevant drivers licence for a minimum of three (3) years.

To apply for the T (Taxi) extension you will need to provide the following documents:

Find your nearest Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS) Centre > DVS

Step 3: ABN & GST

Step 4: Medical Assessment form.

  • You will need a Medical Assessment  form plus a Fitness to Drive Form (M107A) completed by your doctor, who will then return these forms  to DoT. Detailed instructions are provided on the form.

Step 5: Taxi ID Card.

  • Approval will be received by mail
  • Once approved to hold a T Endorsement please attend the On-demand Transport office with your valid Western Australian Driver’s Licence to have a photo taken and collect your Western Australian Taxi ID card.

Step 6: Association with TDS- Black & White Cabs (WA) Pty Ltd.

  • Complete an Association Agreement and apply for a PIN number.
  • Register into the course to suits your availability

Step 7: Association with TDS- Black & White Cabs (WA) Pty Ltd.

  • Complete the one day course with our professional Trainer.
  • Your PIN is then activatedby Black & White Cabs

If you need more information contact Black & White Cabs on 1300 159 147 or alternatively visit our website on www.blackandwhitecabs.com.au/new-driver and fill in your details.

One of our friendly staff will contact you to assist you with your application.

 

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