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Online Taxing of Small Public Service Vehicles

Important Notice Owners of Taxis, Hackneys and Limousines can now tax online on the Department of Transport Tourism and Sports Online Motor Tax website, . The Department has worked closely with the National Transport Authority in developing an electronic interface that will enable all Small Public Service Vehicle (SPSV) licence holders supply the necessary…

Taxi Access in Controlled Areas on Sunday 26th August 2018

A controlled access area will be in place from 6am to 11pm on Sunday 26th August 2018 for the Mass by Pope Francis in the Phoenix Park. The priority for this event is public transport, including Small Public Service Vehicles (SPSV’s) in order to ensure the safety of the high volumes of pedestrians expected. Taxis…

Taximeter Program Update – Halda taximeter now approved by LMS

This list shows which taximeters can operate with dual programs that will allow you to get your taximeter updated with the 2018 fare now. Note that for some taximeters there is more than one program/installer and so you should check with your installer that their individual program is LMS approved. Once the programme is installed,…

SITT/Locallink Donegal – Conference 4th April 2018

SITT/Locallink Donegal manages the daily transport needs for patients attending for Renal Dialysis at Letterkenny University Hospital 365 days a year, with an average yearly distance travelled of over 1.3m km, by taxi and hackney operators. New contracts for this work are shortly to be commenced through open tendering and the procurement will score sustainable…

SPSV Centres Re-Opening – 5th March 2018

Due to the lifting of the red weather warning the Contact Centre and all SPSV Inspection and Skills Test Centres will re-open on Monday, 5th March 2018 for normal opening hours. For any queries or to make a booking please call 0761 064000 or email

Update – Closures Due to Red Weather Warning

Due to the severe weather and nationwide weather warning our Contact Centre and all SPSV Inspection and Skills Test Centres will be closed until further notice. Please check the website for further updates and in the meantime any queries should be sent to

Closures Due to Red Weather Warning – 1st March

Due to the severe weather our Contact Centre is closed today, 1st March 2018. Cavan, Galway and Letterkenny are open this morning but from 1pm all SPSV Centres will be closed. Any queries should be sent by email to

Severe Weather Conditions – SPSV Centres 1st March

Due to severe weather, there will be significant disruption to services at our SPSV centres tomorrow, Thursday 1st March 2018. All test and inspections centres scheduled to open will remain closed until 12pm, with the exception of Cavan, Galway and Letterkenny. The situation will be reassessed in the early morning to determine when these centres…

Adverse weather conditions 28th February 2018

Due to the adverse weather conditions we will not be able to open our inspection centres in Cork and Dublin today, Wednesday 28th February 2018. Anyone effected should contact the Information Line on 0761 064000 to reschedule. All other centres are currently operational. The NTA would encourage licence holders and Skills candidates to check national…