Booked hire service licence application

About this service

If you provide a booked hire service to customers in a vehicle other than a licensed taxi or limousine, you need a booked hire service licence for your vehicle. For example, vehicles used by Shebah or Uber drivers.

The booked hire service licence is issued for a 1 year term and cannot be transferred to another person or corporation.

Please note: Left hand drive vehicles and dual control vehicles (such as driver trainer vehicles) are prohibited from providing booked hire services. You cannot apply for a booked hire service licence for these vehicles.


All applicants will need the following documentation to apply online:

  • A valid TMR customer reference number (CRN) for each person on the application (up to 10 additional persons can be listed on the application).
  • For the vehicle nominated on the licence:
  • A completed Form F5190 if you are not the registered operator of the vehicle.
  • An email address so you can receive notifications about your application.
  • A Visa or Mastercard to pay the licence fee.

 

If you're applying as a corporation, also provide:

Before applying please consider the following:

  • You cannot save and restart your application at a later date, make sure you have all relevant documents before you start.
  • Applications can take up to twenty (20) business days to process.
  • Other drivers may use the vehicle listed on your booked hire service licence to provide ride-booking services, however they must have a current Driver Authorisation and carry a copy of the booked hire service licence for the vehicle.
  • If your application is approved, you will receive an email from TMR with your booked hire service licence
  • If your application is refused, you will receive notification from TMR.

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