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Driving or operating taxis

Passenger Transport Licensing Division (PTLD) Taxi Licensing has relocated to:

County Hall
Castlerock Road
Waterside
Coleraine
BT51 3HS

Public office opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9.15 am to 4.00 pm

Becoming a taxi driver

To drive a taxi professionally you need to apply for a taxi driver licence and be affiliated to a taxi operator

Taxi Operator Licensing

How to apply for your Taxi Operator Licence, fees and forms

PSV Testing

Taxis need to go through an annual PSV test to be legal on the road

Public hire taxi fares

Public hire taxis in Belfast have taximeters installed - fares are calculated as regulated by the Department of the Environment

Roadside compliance

Enforcement Officers have the right to stop taxis on the road, checking for all legal requirements

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