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Limousines

All public service counters in the City are currently closed.
All business licenses that have expired since March 1, 2020 will be extended until further notice.
All fines, penalties and late fees have been temporarily suspended for any licence that has expired after March 1, 2020.
New licence applications are suspended until public counters reopen. Complaints related to business licensing will still be investigated.

There are three classes of limousines that operate in the City:

  • Limousine Class A, a limousine with a seating capacity of no less than 5 passengers, including the driver
  • Limousine Class B, a limousine with a seating capacity of no less than 5 passengers and no more than 8 passengers including the driver
  • Special Occasion Limousine, any Limousine Class A or Limousine Class B that operates on a per day basis by permit or licence

To apply for a limousine driver’s licence you’ll need to submit:

  • A Driver/Operator Licence Application
  • Proof that you’re at least 18 years old
  • Proof of Canadian Citizenship, landed immigrant status or a valid work permit
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence, class G minimum
  • Ontario driver’s record completed in the last 30 days
  • Original criminal record search completed in the last 30 days
  • A photo of you. We’ll take your photo when you apply in person.

Licence fees

Applying for a new limousine driver’s licence will cost $248.09. This includes:

Type of fee Price
Initial licence fee (HST exempt) $19.30
Balance of licence fee (HST exempt) $173.70
Search of your Province of Ontario drivers record (if provided by the City) $16.25
Copy of Public Vehicle Licensing By-law 420-04, as amended (if provided by the City) $32.50
HST $6.34
Total $248.09

Renewing a limo driver’s licence

Your licence will expire every year on your birthday. A renewal notice will be mailed to the address we have on file for you.

To renew your licence you’ll need to submit the following documents and pay the renewal fee:

  • A Licence Renewal Application
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence, Class G minimum
  • Original criminal record search completed within 60 days of the renewal date

The fee to renew your licence is $175. If you pay the renewal fee more than 10 business days after your licence expiry date there will be an additional fee of $89.55.

If you don’t renew your licence within one year of the expiry date, you’ll have to reapply as a new applicant.

To apply for a Class A or Class B limousine owner’s licence you’ll need to submit:

  • An Owner Licence Application
  • Articles of Incorporation or business registration documents
  • Proof that the location of your limousine business complies with the Zoning By-law, such as a Zoning Certificate of Occupancy Application
  • A schedule of hourly fare rates
  • Provincial vehicle permit from the Ministry of Transportation
  • Original criminal record search completed in the last 60 days
  • Ontario driver’s record
  • Certificate of insurance with a minimum $2 million coverage and endorsed to the City of Mississauga
  • A copy of the Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance Card and either:
    • A Ministry of Transportation Vehicle Inspection report that shows vehicle has been accepted within 60 days
    • A Safety Standard Certificate issued within 60 days
    • A City of Toronto Vehicle Inspection Report/Livery Cab Fitness Report issued within 60 days

Your vehicle must be inspected at the Mobile Licensing Office before your licence can be issued.

Licence fees

A Class A or Class B licence will cost $478.

Renewing an owner’s licence

Your licence will expire annually on September 30. A renewal notice will be mailed to the address we have on file for you.

To renew your licence you’ll need to submit the following documents and pay the renewal fee:

  • A Licence Renewal Application
  • Valid Master Business Name Registration, if applicable
  • Original criminal record search completed within 60 days of the renewal date
  • Certificate of Insurance endorsed to the City of Mississauga
  • Provincial ownership of vehicle
  • Safety Standard Certificate or a City of Toronto Vehicle Inspection Report/Livery Cab Fitness Report issued within 60 days

The fee to renew your licence is $404. If you pay the renewal fee more than 10 business days after your licence expiry date there will be an additional fee of $89.55.

Limousine operators who are not licensed in the City of Mississauga but want to operate in Mississauga on a specific day need to apply for a special occasion limousine licence.

To apply for a special occasion limousine licence you’ll need to submit:

  • An Owner Licence Application. This must be completed by the business owner, partner, president or an authorized agent.
  • A municipal limousine owner’s licence from another municipality, or a copy of the provincial vehicle permit
  • Articles of incorporation and/or business registration documents
  • A copy of the Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance Card and either:
    • A Ministry of Transportation Vehicle Inspection report that shows vehicle has been accepted within 60 days
    • A Safety Standard Certificate issued within 60 days
    • A City of Toronto Vehicle Inspection Report/Livery Cab Fitness Report issued within 60 days
  • A contract or itinerary outlining the type of occasions and duration, dates and times of service for the limo

Licence fees

The fee for a special occasion limo licensed in another City is $38.

The fee for a special occasion limo not licensed in another municipality is $50.

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