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Taxi Cab Licence Grant Application


Vehicles bearing a Taxi-cab plate are to be strictly used for the purpose of hire and profit. To obtain a Taxi-Cab Franchise the applicant must be in possession of a valid Public Service Drivers Licence, submit a completed Taxi-cab Franchise Application Form to the Franchise Unit of the Road Traffic Department and await approval by the Road Traffic Authority Board. Once the Board has met, notification of approval will be given to the applicant through the local media (i.e. newspaper, radio). Please note that there is currently a moratorium on the issuance of Taxi-Cab plates.


Valid Public Service Drivers License Valid Certificate of Insurance
Valid Business License TAXI Sign Displayed on Vehicle
Franchise Grant Letter



1.Applicant having been granted a Taxi-Cab plate must take the relevant documentation to the Road Traffic Department Inspection Centre to have their Public Service vehicle inspected Inspector will verify all relevant information and inspect the vehicle
2.Upon being satisfied with the fitness of the vehicle (i.e. properly working taxi meter, vehicle interior and exterior etc.) the inspector will issue an Inspection Information Form (only for new vehicle) and an Inspection Pass Certificate
3.Applicant must take the required documents along with the Inspection Pass Certificate to the Road Traffic Department Franchise Unit (Clarence Bain Building) for registration of the vehicle Registration Clerk will verify that the relevant vehicle and franchise information provided meets the requirements of the department. If satisfactory, the Clerk will register the vehicle
4.Registration Clerk will calculate fees and issue Vehicle Information Disc for payment Applicant must take vehicle Information Disc and Pass Inspection Certificate to cashier for validation
5.Cashier will inform the applicant of the required fees to have Vehicle Information Disc and Inspection Certificate validated Upon the applicant paying the required fees, the cashier will issue the valid Vehicle Information Disc and Inspection Permit







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