Taxicab Plateholder

Fees New Renewal
Per Plate $400.00 $400.00
File of Leases $30.00 $30.00
Plate Replacement (lost/stolen) $60.00 N/A
Vehicle Replacement $70.00 N/A
Vehicle Re-Inspection $60.00 N/A
Public Vehicles, Licensing and Regulation of By-law 150-2018 (See By-laws Online.)

Applicant Requirements:

  • Taxicab Plateholder Application
  • Taxicab Vehicle Replacement Application
  • Business Ownership Declaration
  • Valid Standard Safety Certificate dated no more than 30 days prior to the date of application.
  • Copy of ownership - must be registered in plate holder identification (I.D.) or lessee
  • Certificate of Insurance - minimum ($2 million) liability coverage
  • Proof that the applicant is not less than 18 years of age
  • If a corporation - file Articles of Information, Articles of Amendments or Amalgamation and Annual Return containing list of shareholders.
  • If a partnership, the applicant shall provide the identification and addresses of each member of the partnership (see section 4.2, iii).
  • If leasing your plate, there is an additional charge for filing such Lease Agreements.

Licence Renewal Deadline - August 31

Licensing Division
Suite 110 - 350 City Hall Square West
Windsor, Ontario
N9A 6S1

Hours of Operation:

  • Business, Animal, and Lottery Licensing:
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (except holidays)
  • By-law Enforcement Unit:
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (except holidays)

Phone: For general information, call 311. For detailed inquiries, call (519) 255-6200.