Making a complaint about a taxi service
If you have a problem with a taxi or taxi driver's behaviour, or you believe a vehicle to be unlicensed, report it immediately. If the problem involves a criminal act, report it to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). In an emergency, call 999.
If you're unhappy with the fare, quality of vehicle, driving or behaviour of the driver or any other issue, make your complaint to the driver or the taxi operator.
Explain in detail what went wrong, stay calm, and stick to the facts.
A licensed taxi operator has a duty to record any complaints, including keeping details of actions taken following a complaint.
Note taxi and driver details
Try to note as much information as possible, including:
- the taxi’s licence plate number
- the driver’s licence number (normally shown on their badge)
- time, date and location of the incident
Explain in detail what went wrong, stay calm and stick to the facts.
If you can't get the complaint resolved with the driver or taxi company, you should email details to the Passenger Transport Licensing Division at the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA).