Taxi Driver's badge and Licence


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APPLICATION FOR TAXI-DRIVER'S BADGE AND TAXI-DRIVER'S LICENSETaxi-Driver-s-Badge-1st.png

Persons’ interested in becoming a registered Taxi Operator must have a Taxi Driver’s Badge and License. Applicants must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and the holder of a Class 3 Driver’s Permit for at least one (1) year and produce the following: 
 
  1. One valid form of identification (National Identification Card or Passport). 
  2. A completed application Form No. 4. 
  3. A valid proof of address (utility bill or a copy of the Lease/Rental Unit Agreement)The accepted forms demonstrating proof of address include a cable bill, home internet bill, electricity bill (T&TEC), OR water bill (WASA). If a customer does not have a utility bill in their name, he or she is required to produce a letter of authorization from the owner and a copy of their national identification. 
  4. A Certificate of Character from the Commissioner of Police. 
  5. Two (2) recent passport-sized photographs (no more than six (6) months) in green background. 
  6. A valid Driver’s Permit showing proof of having driven for at least one (1) year. 
  7. A completed Form No. 12 “Medical test for Driver’s Permit”.

 The fees for the applicaion of a Taxi-Driver's badge and Taxi-Driver's Licence are as follows:

 
DOCUMENTATION FEE
Application fee for Taxi Driver’s Badge and License $70.00
Knowledge and Driving Test (An appointment for a driving test is scheduled at no cost upon passing the knowledge test) $175.00
Certificate of Competence    $35.00
Taxi Badge and License $40.00
Study Guide and Highway Code   $15.00


TAXI DRIVER'S BADGE AND LICENSE - RENEWAL         

To renew a Taxi Driver’s Badge and License an applicant must produce the following documents:

  1. A completed application Form No. 4 
  2. A Certificate of Character from the Commissioner of Police. 
  3. A valid proof of address (utility bill or a copy of the Lease/Rental Unit Agreement). The accepted forms demonstrating proof of address include a cable bill, home internet bill, electricity bill (T&TEC), OR water bill (WASA). If a customer does not have a utility bill in their name, he or she is required to produce a letter of authorization from the owner and a copy of their national identification. 
  4. A completed Form No. 12 – “Medical Test for Driver’s Permit”. 
  5. A valid Driver’s Permit. 
  6. An expired Taxi Driver’s Badge and License.
 
The Fee for the renewal of a Taxi Driver’s Badge and License is $40.00

 

TAXI-DRIVER'S BADGE AND LICENSE - REPLACEMENT

An application for the replacement of a Taxi Badge and License can be done at all offices of the Transport Division excluding the St. James Office. Applicants must produce the following:  

  1. Evidence that the Taxi Driver’s Badge has been lost or damaged via a police report. 
  2. A valid proof of address (utility bill or a copy of the Lease/Rental Unit Agreement). The accepted forms demonstrating proof of address include a cable bill, home internet bill, electricity bill (T&TEC), OR water bill (WASA). If a customer does not have a utility bill in their name, he or she is required to produce a letter of authorization from the owner and a copy of their national identification 
  3. A completed application Form No. 4 
  4. A Certificate of Character from the Commissioner of Police. 
  5. A completed Form No. 12 “Medical Test for Driver’s Permit” 
  6. A valid Driver’s Permit
 
Fees:
  1. The cost is $40.00, if the Taxi Badge and License are valid and the application is for the first duplicate within the current period of validity. 
  2. If the Taxi Badge and License are valid and the application is for any subsequent duplicate (after the first duplicate has been issued within the current period of validity) the cost is $100.00