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Dublin Airport Taxi Permit (Pre-Booked Only)

The daa  Pre-booked Taxi Handbook is now available on the daa website.  This is a daa initiative relates to its Dublin Airport grounds in line with daa specific byelaws. NTA has been advised that the relevant byelaw is 10: “Use of an airport for any business purpose whatsoever.” To assist our licenced operators, please note...

Successful launch for eSPSV Grant 2024

The eSPSV Grant Scheme 2024 opened for applications on Monday 19th February 2024 to a great response, with over 1,000 applications received in the first three days and almost 300 offers already issued to applicants. Further information about the eSPSV24 Grant Scheme, including how to apply, can be found here.

eSPSV24 – Electric Small Public Service Vehicle Grant Scheme 2024

The eSPSV24 Grant Scheme is now open for applications.  €11.5 million has been allocated for grants this year via the eSPSV24 Grant Scheme, to enable owners of small public service vehicles, such as taxis, hackneys and limousines, to buy electric vehicles. The scheme is funded by the Department of Transport and administered by NTA. Further...

daa has requested that the following notice is circulated

daa, the operator of Dublin Airport, will introduce a new permit for taxi drivers on February 21, 2024 which will grant permission for pre-booked fares to collect passengers from any of Dublin Airport’s car parks only. This new permit is separate to the existing taxi permit which allows drivers to pick up from outside of...

Have your say: Maximum Taxi Fare Review

The National Maximum Fare Review is ongoing and a confidential telephone survey of approximately 500 drivers nationwide has commenced. The results of these surveys provide information in the areas of insurance, fuel and other operating costs, together with current taxi demand and supply. NTA appreciates the time and assistance given by all of you who have...

WAV24 Closes to New Applications Following Phenomenal January Interest

The NTA Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Grant Scheme 2024 (WAV24), which provides up to €17,500 in grant support per additional wheelchair accessible vehicle licensed, opened on January 2nd to a level of applications never seen in the history of the Scheme with over 2,800 applications received since opening. WAV24 is on track for a record level...

Visit of the Chinese Premier, H.E. Mr. Li Qiang to Ireland 16th/ 17th January 2024.

The Chinese Premier, H.E. Mr. Li Qiang will visit Ireland on the 16th & 17th January 2024.  The visit will be concentrated in the Dublin area including the Phoenix Park and Dublin South City Centre.  In general, traffic restrictions for the visit will be kept to the minimum required and it is intended that any...

WAV24 sees unprecedented numbers on opening day – Updated Response Timelines

NTA is delighted with the unprecedented response to WAV24, with over 1300 application numbers received on day 1, far exceeding previous years. This very positive response means that application numbers have already met the 2024 funds available. NTA is making best efforts to validate all applications received and assess them in line with the application...

Wheelchair Accessible Grant Scheme 2024

NTA is pleased to confirm that the Wheelchair Accessible Grant Scheme 2024 will open for applications on the 2nd January 2024 at 9.00am.  As in previous years, applications can be made online.  Further details on how to apply as well as the conditions of the scheme are available here. Applicants to the WAV23 Grant Scheme...