Find out if a taxi driver or taxi company (dispatch operator) is properly licenced by using the tool below.
Check by Driver Licence Number
All taxi’s should have a Driver Display Card on the dashboard. The number on that card is the driver licence number. It starts with a letter followed by 4-5 digits. Example: F9261. Thats the combination you enter in the driver licence number field below.
After you enter a valid driver licence number, the system will display the following: Driver Photo, Licence Number, Driver Name, Licence Area(s), Licence Status and Licence Expiry Date.
Check by Taxi Licence (plate) Number
All taxi’s have a roofsign on the vehicle. The number on that roofsign is the taxi licence number. Enter in the taxi licence number in the Vehicle Licence No. field below. (you can also find the roofsign number on the printed taxi receipt)
Once you’ve entered a valid licence plate number the system will retrieve the following information: Licence Number, Licence Type, Licence Status, Licence Expiry Date, Vehicle Registration No. and Name of Licence Holder.
Check by Vehicle Registration Number
Enter in the vehicle registration number in the Vehicle Registration No. field below. (you can also find the vehicle registration number on the printed taxi receipt)
Once you’ve entered a valid vehicle registration number the system will retrieve the following information: Licence Number, Licence Type, Licence Status, Licence Expiry Date, Vehicle Registration No.and Name of Licence Holder.
For more detais about a driver or vehicle, contact transport for ireland on 0761064000. Please note: Taxi driver check information is retrieved from a database that is designed to be updated every 24 hours, barring circumstances that prevent or delay data entry. Therefore, the data may be subject to a 24-hour delay at the date of issue.