Requirements for the driver

  • A valid South African PrDP (More info here)
  • An Android or iPhone Smartphone with GPS
  • A criminal background check that will be performed by Taxify

Document requirements for Vehicle

  • Vehicle Inspection Report (inspection service available at our office. The report must be less than 3 months old) - No need for this if the car is brand new.
  • Motor vehicle license disc with operator card (double disc) from the Licensing Department
  • Comprehensive vehicle insurance (including R5 000 000 passenger liability) 
  • Operating License/ Permit from the Department of Transport

Accepted vehicles

  • Vehicles must be a 2012 model or newer
  • We only accept 4 door sedans. 2 door sedans and hatchbacks are not acceptable
  • The car must have less than 100 000kms on the clock
  • For Johannesburg specifically, we are no longer accepting Toyota Avanza's and Nissan Livinas
  • The vehicle must pass the Taxify 45 point inspection or have a Dekra or AVTS certification

Document Samples:

  1. Dekra Inspection OR Taxify Inspection

How to obtain this document:

  • Vehicle inspections are performed by your nearest DEKRA test centre
  • DEKRA inspection must not be older than 3 months. 
  • If your vehicle is newer than 3 months, a vehicle inspection report is not needed. You can upload your vehicle certificate of registration instead.
  • Taxify vehicle inspections will be done at our offices. 

Find your nearest DEKRA test centre here.

2. Motor vehicle license disc with operator card (double disc) 

How to obtain this document:

  • Visit your nearest roadworthy centre or DEKRA centre. 
  • They will give you an extra form that you submit at the licensing department.
  • This document is obtainable at any Licensing Department and takes between 1-3 days to receive.
  • This document indicates that this vehicle is used to transport people

3. Operating License/Permit 

How to obtain this document

  • This document is obtained at the Department of Transport Johannesurg, Pretoria and Ekurhuleni. 
  • Application for this document costs R300 payable at the department offices. 

Documents needed are:

For Individuals

1 x CERTIFIED COPY of the following documents:

  • ID (RSA ID or passport)
  • PrDP
  • Proof of Address
  • Tax clearance certificate & Compliance PIN (obtainable at SARS Offices) 
  • Double Disc (Roadworthy Certificate)
  • Certificate of Registration

For a Company

1 x CERTIFIED COPY of the following documents for EACH vehicle:

  • ID of each director
  • Company Registration Documents (All pages required)
  • Proof of Address registered to either the company or a director(s)
  • Tax clearance certificate & Compliance PIN of company
  • Double Disc (Roadworthy Certificate) Certificate of Registration

Application form can be found here: Operating permit application form
Documents checklist can be found here: Checklist 

4. Motor vehicle registration document (NATIS)

How to obtain this document

  • This document is obtained when you purchase and register the vehicle in your name.
  • If this is a financed vehicle, a copy of this document can be obtained from the dealership or the bank.

5. Comprehensive vehicle insurance (including R5 000 000 passenger liability)

Insurance requirements:

  • Third party property damage
  • Passenger Liability cover to the value of R5 Million per annum
  • Minimum R50,000 personal accident cover per vehicle passenger
  • Insurance companies for consideration: OutSurance, MiWay, Oakhurst, VUM, Kingprice etc. 

If all your documents are in order;
Please join us for registration and training at our offices; 41 Sloane Street, Bryanston.
Training times 10am or 1pm.
For further queries or any assistance, please speak to one of our specialists at the office. 

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