There are different types of vehicles that are eligible to be taxicabs in Toronto depending on the type of taxicab owner’s licence:
Taxicabs with a TTL must have an Accessible Vehicle.
Taxicabs with a standard licence need to use vehicles that meets the following criteria:
On October 12, 2023, City Council approved extending vehicle-for-hire vehicles due for replacement by March 31, 2024 by one additional year. These vehicles are now required to be replaced by March 31, 2025. On October 12, 2023, City Council also approved an exemption for zero-emission vehicles used as vehicles-for-hire from vehicle age limits. These vehicles are not required to be replaced by a specific time. These measures are to support vehicles-for-hire achieve City Council’s net zero by 2030 goal for the industry. Learn more about when vehicles-for-hire have to be replaced.
To register a replacement vehicle the following documents can be submitted through our online renewal portal: