The Essential Services Commission sets the maximum taxi non-cash payment surcharge in Victoria. The surcharge applies when a taxi passenger pays for a fare using non-cash payment transactions options, including credit, debit and charge card. The maximum surcharge is currently five per cent. 

The ESC reviewing the maximum surcharge to apply from August 2019.

Submissions on the reviews consultation papers closed on 4 February 2019.

Click here to read the CPVAA submission.

A full list of submissions can be viewed here.