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Driving or operating taxis

Taxi driver licensing

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

Taxi MOT

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 meters - fares are 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


Passenger Transport Licensing Division (PTLD) Taxi Licensing is now at:

County Hall
Castlerock Road
BT51 3HS

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