NOTE: New Vehicle Licencing Restrictions!At present, the National Transport Authority is accepting applications for new vehicle licences only for wheelchair accessible taxis, wheelchair accessible hackneys, local area hackneys and limousines.
Send VL1 Form + Fee
Send the completed VL1 form along with the relevant fee* (fees are listed in the G1 information guide below) to SPSV Licensing Section, PO Box 436, City North Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway, Ireland
*Fees are accepted in form of cheque, draft or Postal Order (payable to National Transport Authority). For payment by credit or debit card, call 0761 064 000
Await the Conditional Offer Letter
If your application is approved, the Authority sends you a Conditional Offer letter, which specifies a five-digit provisional licence number. For taxis and wheelchair accessible taxis, this number is required for programming the taximeter and purchasing the matching roof sign and taxi branding. The Conditional Offer is valid for 90 days, during which you must complete the other steps in the licensing process.