How to obtain a taxi licence?

  • You can only apply for a taxi licence when applications are invited in the press and you meet the criteria laid down in the advertisement.
  • Call at the NTA to collect the application form.
  • Bring along your birth certificate and your National Identity Card.
  • Other documents to be produced are –
  •  your taxi driving licence;
  •  a recent passport size photograph of yourself;
  •  a sketch indicating the location of your residence; and
  •  your CEB or CWA bill or telephone confirming your place of residence.
  • You will have to pay an application fee of Rs 300.
  • You will be convened for a hearing by the Authority and if your application is successful, you will be informed accordingly.
  • You will then be requested to call at the Licensing Section for conditions of implementation, fees applicable for implementation and renewal of licence.