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Portland Bureau of Transportation

We keep Portland moving

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Taxis and Other Private 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


Taxi Driver Meeting-Occupational Accident Insurance

Meeting Announcement- Taxi Driver Occupational Accident Insurance

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