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Office of Management & Finance

Revenue Bureau

Phone: 503-823-5157

Arts Tax: 503-865-4278

111 SW Columbia St, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97201

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Taxis and Other For-Hire Vehicles

File a Complaint

The purpose of the Private For Hire Transportation Program (PFHT) is to provide for the safe, fair and efficient operation of private "for-hire" transportation services. These include taxis, limousines, executive sedans, towncars, tour vehicles, medical transportation, pedicabs and pedal tour vehicles, and horse drawn carriages.  

To view all forms, go to Forms & Resources

Email the program or go to our Program Contacts


Permitted Companies

Taxicabs, limousines, tour companies, shuttles, executive sedans, pedicab and other pedal-powered transportation, and horse drawn carriage companies legally permitted to pick up passengers in Portland.

Taxi and Limo Complaints

File a Portland taxi complaint (also for limos, executive sedans, towncars, tour vehicles, medical transportation and non-motorized transportation)

Forms & Resources

Forms and resources for the regulation of taxis, pedicabs, limited passenger transportation (LPTs), horse-drawn carriages, limousines and other

Program Contacts

Contact Private For-Hire Transportation Staff

Scheduled Meetings & Workshops

List of currently scheduled meetings and workshops

Frequently Asked Questions

Private for Hire Transportation (PFHT) permitting requirements

File a Complaint by Mail

Download a PDF form to mail in your complaint

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.