Taxis and Electric Mini Cabs may be driven only by holders of a Drivers Permit and Tag which is issued by the Driver & Passenger Operator Licensing Unit of Transport Malta to applicants who satisfy the following requirements:
In order to obtain this certificate, an applicant needs to:
Upon successful completion of the above process, the applicant shall be issued with the certificate. Driver will then be required to attend a refresher training every 5 years.
Applicant shall present a medical certificate proving fitness for long term driving.
In order to satisfy the condition of good repute and conduct, an applicant shall authorize Transport Malta to obtain his/her Criminal Record from the Police. For this type of tag, a person shall not be deemed to be of good repute if that person does not meet the criteria as listed in the Subsidiary Legislation 499.59 Article 7.
Applicants who are found to satisfy all the above requirements will be issued with:
Such tags are valid for a maximum period of five years, or less in line with the driving licence validity, at the end of which period applicant shall be required to attend a refresher training course and prove continued compliance with the condition of good repute and conduct.