Taxicab Licences

​​Taxicab Broker Licence

A Taxicab Business Licence is required to accept and dispatch calls from the public to taxicabs owned/operated by others.

The Taxicab Business Licence is valid for one (1) year and expires on March 31st annually. The fee for the licence is $300 or $200 for a renewal (charges from external agencies may apply).

You Are Required to Submit:

  1. A completed Application Form.
  2. A Police ​Vulnerable Sector Check​​ (dated within 90 days and received from the Police Service where you reside).
  3. Photo identification (driver's licence or passport are accepted).
  4. Registered business information.
  5. Proof of Canadian citizenship, permanent residence or eligibility to work in Canada.
  6. A certificate of general liability insurance ($2,000,000 minimum).
  7. Zoning approval (to verify Zoning compliance please contact Community Planning at 905 775 5369 ext. 1400).

Please make an appointment with the Licensing Officer if you have questions or concerns, or to submit your application.

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Licence Application Form

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Taxicab Operator Licence

​​A Taxicab Operator Licence is required to operate a taxicab within Bradford West Gwillimbury. A taxicab is defined as a motor vehicle that is designed or customarily used for the transportation of passengers, where such motor vehicle is offered or made available for hire together with a driver for the conveyance of passengers or goods. 

The Taxicab Operator Licence is valid for one (1) year and expires on March 31st annually. The fee for the license is $100 or $90 for a renewal (charges from external agencies may apply).

You Are Required to Submit:

  1. A completed Application Form.
  2. A Polic​e Vulnerable Sector Check​ (dated within 90 days and received from the Police Service where you reside).
  3. Photo identification (driver's licence or passport are accepted).
  4. A drivers abstract (dated within 90 days).
  5. Proof of Canadian citizenship, permanent residence or eligibility to work in Canada.

Please make an appointment with the Licensing Officer if you have questions or concerns, or to submit your application.

 

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Licence Application Form

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Taxicab Plates

​​A Taxicab Plate is required to operate a vehicle that is used for the transportation of passengers where such motor vehicle is offered or made available for hire. Please note there is a cap on the number of licensed taxicabs permitted in Bradford West Gwillimbury.

The Taxicab Plate is valid for one (1) year and expires on March 31st annually. The fee for the plate is $150 or $100 for a renewal (charges from external agencies may apply).

You Are Required to Submit:

  1. A completed Application Form.
  2. A Police Vulnerable Secto​r Check​​ (dated within 90 days and received from the Police Service where you reside).
  3. Photo identification (driver's license or passport are accepted).
  4. A drivers abstract (dated within 90 days, if vehicle is mobile).
  5. Proof of Canadian citizenship, permanent residence or eligibility to work in Canada.
  6. A Safety Standards Certificate (if mobile).
  7. Vehicle registration.

An inspection by the Licensing Officer will take place once all documentation is received and the vehicle is in compliance with the requirements of the Business Licensing By-law.

Please make an appointment with the Licensing Officer if you have questions or concerns, or to submit your application.

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Licence Application Form

View, download, and complete the licence application form.

Address: Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, 100 Dissette St., Unit 7&8, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2A7

Phone: 905-775-5366,

By GHD Digital