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Portland Bureau of Transportation

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

The Portland Bureau of Transportation is seeking input from people with disabilities on taxis and other private for hire transportation services.


 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. Services include Taxi Cabs, Transportation Network Companies, Limousines and Party Buses, Executive Sedans, Town-Cars, Tour Vehicles, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Vehicles, Pedicabs and Pedal Tour Vehicles, and Horse Drawn Carriages. 

Insurance Company Search

Find Insurance Companies admitted in the State of Oregon

Forms + Resources

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

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Private for Hire Transportation (PFHT) permitting requirements

Taxi & TNC Rates

Permitted Taxi and TNC Company Posted Rates

Taxi, TNC, Limo + Shuttle Complaints

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

The Private for-Hire Transportation Program - New Office Location

We are located in Portland Building, 14th Floor. You can find us Monday - Friday from 10 am to 4 pm at 1120 SW Fifth Avenue Suite 1410 * Phone 503-82-DRIVE

National Association of Professional Background Screeners

Instructions on how to select a background screener, required by the City Code as of January 2, 2016

Contact Us

Contact Private For-Hire Transportation