The City is accepting applications from driver training programs
seeking approval as recognized providers for vehicle-for-hire drivers. Application deadline has been extended to 4 p.m. March 20, 2020.
What Type of Vehicle Can I Have?
There are different types of vehicles that are eligible to be taxicabs in Toronto depending on the type of taxicab owner’s licence:
Toronto Taxicab Licence (TTL) Licence:
Taxicabs with a TTL must have an Accessible Vehicle.
Taxicabs with a Standard licence can use vehicles that meets the following criteria:
- Must be no more than seven model years old. For example, a taxicab manufactured in 2012 must be replaced in 2019.
- Cannot be a former police vehicle or a taxicab from another jurisdiction.
- Must have the taxicab plate affixed to the right side of the rear bumper.
- Must have four doors.
- Cannot be currently attached to a Private Transportation Company (PTC) licence.
For questions about vehicles, please contact Andrea Di Matteo, firstname.lastname@example.org, 416-392-3046.