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Limousines

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 $245.09. This includes:

Type of fee Price
Initial licence fee (HST exempt) $19
Balance of licence fee (HST exempt) $171
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 $245.09

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 $172. 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 $470.

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 $397. 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 $49.

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