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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...

Local Area Hackney – New Application – Castlemaine/Milltown, Co. Kerry

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...

Second hand Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles and WAV Grant

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle licence holders intending to sell a used WAV are reminded to contact NTA if they received a WAV Grant for the vehicle within the past 3 years before completing the sale.  It is a condition of the WAV Grant that the vehicle is used by the grant recipient to provide the service...

Duplicate Letters

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties, and some licence holders may be receiving duplicated copies of their licensing letters. We are looking into this issue as a priority and hope to implement a resolution very soon. Please ignore any duplicate letters received. Apologies for the inconvenience caused.

Tips for Keeping Your Vehicle Clean

Tips for Keeping Your Vehicle Clean All SPSV operators are required to keep their vehicle clean to maintain a high standard of service for customers. The seats must be properly upholstered, clean and in a hygienic condition. The exterior paint must be consistent and the vehicle must not have paint or bodywork repairs in progress....

SPSV Industry Update Issue 62

Click below to view the November edition of the SPSV Industry Update.

Pedal cab service update

Following receipt of the pedal cab vehicle specification documentation, NTA this morning determined that the vehicle proposed for use by Kerb does not meet the legislative definition of a mechanically propelled vehicle as set out in the Road Traffic Act 1961, as amended. Therefore, NTA can now confirm that this vehicle does not require licensing...