Small PSV (Taxi, Hackney, Limousine)

Taxation of Small Public Service Vehicle

The Independent commission for Taxi Regulation can be contacted at

Tel: 01 6593800
Email: commission@taxiregulator.ie


To obtain tax as a Taxi vehicle:

  • Taxis are allowed to park on streets and be hailed, can have up to 8 passenger seats
  • Taxi licence issued by the Commission for Taxi Regulation & must be valid on day of issue of motor tax and registration number must be on the licence
  • Tax Renewal form must be fully completed & signed ensuring insurance details are entered.
  • Appropriate fee

To obtain tax as a Hackney Vehicle:

  • Hackneys are not allowed to park on streets and cannot be hailed, can have up to 8 passenger seats
  • Must have valid Hackney Licence issued by the Commission for Taxi Regulation & the Hackney licence must be valid on day of issue of motor tax and registration number must be on the licence.
  • Tax Renewal form must be fully completed & signed ensuring insurance details are entered.
  • Appropriate fee

To Tax a vehicle as a Limousine:

  • Limousines can have up to 8 passenger seats
  • Must have valid Limousine Licence issued by the Commission for Taxi Regulation & the licence must be valid on day of issue of motor tax and registration number must be on the licence.
  • Tax Renewal form must be fully completed & signed ensuring insurance details are entered.
  • Appropriate fee

Please note Small Public Service Vehicles must have a current NCT prior to issue of the appropriate licence by the Commission for Taxi Regulation.