Is your NSW Taxi Council ID Card about to expire? Have you received an email from us asking you to renew your NSWTC Driver ID Card?



- All NSW Taxi Council Driver ID cards have a 3 year expiry

- NSW Taxi Council Member Networks (Taxi Service Providers) Safety Management System requires Taxi Driver ID cards to be renewed every 3 years

- To undertake an updated Criminal History Check to ensure no disqualifying offences

- Update your Contact Details

- Receive a brand new updated Driver ID card with a new photo

- Attend a short refresher training session (completed online via your smartphone or computer) on the latest regulations regarding the industry



You will need 4 basic forms of identification for renewal

Most Applicants use their:

1. NSW Drivers Licence 

2. Passport OR Australian Citizenship Certificate OR Australian Birth Certificate

3. Medicare Card and

4. Debit/Credit card

Any applicant who is not an Australian Citizen, will also require a VEVO check for Right to Work.

If you don't have the documents above , please see the Document Reference Guide below for other accepted forms of identification: ​

Document Reference Guide

  • You will require 1 x ID from Commencement of ID from the following examples


  1. Full Australian birth certificate (not an extract or birth card)

  2. Current Australian passport (not expired)

  3. Australian visa current at time of entry to Australia as a resident or tourist

  4. ImmiCard issued by Immigration and Border Protection

  5. Certificate of identity issued by Foreign Affairs and Trade to refugees and non-Australian citizens for entry to Australia

  6. Document of identity issued by Foreign Affairs and Trade to Australian (eg. VEVO) citizens or persons who

  7. Have the nationality of a Commonwealth country for travel purposes

  8. Certificate of evidence of resident status.

  • You will require 1 x ID from Primary Use in Community from the following examples


  1. Current Australian drivers license, learner permit or provisional license issued by a state or territory, showing a signature and/or photo and the same name as claimed

  2. Australian marriage certificate issued by a state or territory (church or celebrant-issued certificates are not accepted)

  3. Current passport issued by a country other than Australia with a valid entry stamp or visa

  4. Current proof of age or photo identity card issued by an Australian Government agency in the name of the

  5. Applicant, with a signature and photo

  6. Current shooters or firearms license showing a signature and photo (not minor or junior permit or license)

  7. For persons under 18 years of age with no other Primary Use in Community Documents, a current student

  8. Identification card with a signature or photo.

  • You will require 2 x ID’s from Secondary Use In Community Documents from the following examples


  1. Certificate of identity issued by Foreign Affairs and Trade

  2. Document of identity issued by Foreign Affairs and Trade

  3. Convention travel document secondary (United Nations) issued by Foreign Affairs and Trade

  4. Foreign government issued documents (for example, drivers license)

  5. Medicare card

  6. Enrolment with the Australian Electoral Commission

  7. Security guard or crowd control photo license

  8. Evidence of right to an Australian government benefit (Centrelink or Veterans’ Affairs)

  9. Consular photo identity card issued by Foreign Affairs and Trade

  10. Photo identity card issued to an officer by a police force

  11. Photo identity card issued by the Australian Defence Force

  12. Photo identity card issued by the Australian Government or a state or territory government

  13. Aviation Security Identification Card

  14. Maritime Security Identification card

  15. Credit reference check

  16. Australian tertiary student photo identity document

  17. Australian secondary student photo identity document

  18. Certified academic transcript from an Australian university

  19. Trusted referees report

  20. Bank card

  21. Credit card​



The charges for your renewal are $110. This covers your Application, Verification, Online Refresher Training, Crime check and a new Taxi Driver ID Card. 

You can make the payment online using a Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card during the application process. You cannot pay by cash, personal or bank cheques.   

Have you got all the documents for renewing your ID Card?

Click on on the button below to start your application..


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