The number of taxi licenses that may be operated in Malta and Gozo is as set out in the Taxi Service Regulations (S.L. 499.59). Before these regulations came intoforce,in November 2010,there were 200 licensed taxis in Malta and 50 in Gozo. The new regulations required the issue of an additional 50 new licensesfor taxis operating in Malta by 2012, bringing up the total number of taxi licenses to 250 in Malta and 50 taxi licenses in Gozo by 2012.
A motor vehicle may be registered under a taxi licenceonly if it complies with the following specifications:
Vehicles may be operated as taxisonly until they reach the following age:
Registering of vehicles under a taxi license may be done at the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Unit of Transport Malta in Floriana.
ELECTRIC MINI CABS
Since there is no limit on the amount of Electric Minicabs that may be operated on the Maltese islands, any vehicle fitting with the following specifications may be licensed as an Electric Minicab:
There is no age limit applicable to Electric Mini Cabs
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