Authorised Worker Permits are available at coronavirus.vic.gov.au.
Vehicle cleaning regulations
CPV drivers must clean high-touch surfaces with approved products throughout a shift.
Drivers must clean all surfaces passengers are likely to touch before every trip.
Surfaces a driver is likely to touch must be cleaned:
All high-touch surfaces must be cleaned:
They must also keep a record of every time the vehicle is cleaned.
BSPs and vehicle owners who take bookings, or only take unbooked services must:
An approved hand sanitiser must also be available to passengers for every CPV trip that starts in Victoria.
Reasons to travel
Passengers must ensure they meet the relevant permitted reasons for travel.
CPV drivers are not responsible for ensuring their passengers meet the permitted reasons for travel.
If a passenger is not wearing a mask and you feel that you are unable to provide a safe service for either the passenger(s) or yourself, you are not required to accept the trip.
Metro to regional to metro trips
CPVs can continue to provide services between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.
All cross-border community residents, including CPV drivers, are required to have a permit to cross the border between Victoria and NSW.
CPV drivers are not responsible for ensuring their passengers meet the Victorian entry requirement.
COVIDSafe settings still apply in all CPVs, which means face masks must be worn at all times unless a lawful exemption applies, and passengers must check in to CPVs using QR codes provided.
A specific CPV QR poster with a QR code AND 6-digit location code must be displayed in all CPVs.
Vaccines are available at many locations across Victoria. Walk-ins are allowed at high-volume vaccination centres, but you are encouraged to book ahead by calling 1800 675 398.
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