Companies that book and arrange taxis, taxi owners and taxi drivers are required to be licensed.
Individuals who drive a taxi for money are required to obtain a vehicle-for-hire licence.
The taxi operator licence allows for the management of a taxicab or multiple taxicabs.
A taxi owner is a person or company who owns a vehicle licensed to move passengers from any point within or outside Toronto.
Brokerages or brokers are any person or company that accepts requests to connect individuals with taxi, including using a smartphone or similar technology.