If you want to operate a taxi in Vancouver, you need:
- A vehicles for hire licence from the City of Vancouver for a taxicab
- A passenger transportation licence (BC Passenger Transportation Branch)
- A chauffeur's permit from Vancouver Police
- A Class 4 driver's licence from ICBC
- A police background check from Vancouver Police
- A TaxiHost Pro certificate from the Justice Institute Taxihost Training program
To apply for the chauffeur's permit, contact your taxi employer for more information.