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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...

Local Area Hackney – New Application – Cloonfad, Co. Roscommon / Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo

The Local Area Hackney (LAH) is a private hire category of SPSV that was created following the Taxi Regulation Review in 2012. The purpose of the LAH is to offer a SPSV service in a rural community where existing transport services do not serve the needs of the community. The LAH can meet the demand...

Local Area Hackney – New Application –Scarriff, Co. Clare

The Local Area Hackney (LAH) is a private hire category of SPSV that was created following the Taxi Regulation Review in 2012. The purpose of the LAH is to offer a SPSV service in a rural community where existing transport services do not serve the needs of the community. The LAH can meet the demand...

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

The SPSV Information Line and Inspection Centres will be closed on 26th December 2023 and 1st January 2024. Reduced hours will apply on the 22nd, 27th, 28th and 29th December.   NTA encourages you to book your SPSV inspection in good time to ensure you can renew your licence and continue to operate over the...