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Dame Street Road Closure – Culture Night

Culture Night is taking place on Friday 20th September in Dublin City centre.  Dublin City Council have advised us that they are closing Dame Street from 7pm until 11pm which means buses and taxis will have no access to this area during this time. D’Olier street will be used as a temporary taxi rank as…

National Maximum Taxi Fare Review 2019

A National Maximum Taxi Fare Review is carried out approximately every two years by NTA to assess any changes in annual taxi operating costs and the market facing the taxi industry. Taxis and wheelchair-accessible taxis (WATs) make up 83 per cent of the total SPSV fleet. There were 17,357 taxis in the fleet at the…

Phoenix Park Closure

The Phoenix Park will be closed on Monday 2nd September from 11pm until 7am on Tuesday 3rd September. This road closure order will be put in place by the OPW and is for security reasons.

Carriage Office Opening Hours

The Carriage Office in Dublin has advised us of the following: • For renewal applications only a walk in service has resumed. Opening hours are 14:00 to 16:30 Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) • For new applications you must email • For enquiries on all applications (renewal and new) email

College Green Road Closures – Update

College Green will be pedestrianised from 7am to 7pm on Sunday 21st July, 28th July and Sunday 4th of August to facilitate College Green Summer Events. This will result in temporary closure of the taxi ranks on Foster Place and College Green on Sunday 21st July, Sunday 28th July and Sunday 4th August. Dublin City…

College Green Road Closures

NTA have been advised that on Sunday 21 July, 28 July and 04 August College Green will be closed to facilitate family orientated events. Both Foster Place and College Green taxi ranks will be relocated to an extended Rank in D’Olier Street. North and South quays and D’Olier street through to Nassau Street will remain…

National Maximum Taxi Fare Review 2019

A National Maximum Taxi Fare Review is carried out by NTA approximately every two years to allow adjustments for changes in taxi operating costs and in the market facing the taxi industry.  The 2019 Review commenced this month. The objectives of the National Maximum Taxi Fare Review are to: Estimate the average activity level of…

SPSV Newsletter Issue 44

The June edition of the SPSV Newsletter (Issue 44) is now available.   SPSV_Newsletter_Issue_44

New Carriage Office Opening Hours

NTA have been advised that the Dublin carriage office no longer operates a walk in or telephone service. Anyone who wishes to submit an application or speak to someone about their application or licence, must submit a request for an appointment via Appointments will be made available between 1400hrs to 1630hrs, Monday to Friday…

System Maintenance

We are carrying out system maintenance between 23/03/2019 and 26/03/2019. This will impact our public facing services, and users may experience intermittent problems with access to driver links/ SPSV Online and the Driver Check app during that period. Our compliance team is aware of this. We regret any inconvenience caused. Thank you for your patience.