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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 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, town-cars, tour vehicles, medical transportation, pedicabs and pedal tour vehicles, and horse drawn carriages. 

Private for-Hire Program is Moving June 5th

We are moving to the Portland Bldg., 14th Floor **We will close our office on Friday June 5th at 12:00pm and will re-open at the new location on Tuesday June 9th at 10:00am.

Private For-Hire Innovation Task Force

The taxi industry in Portland, like many other cities throughout the U.S. and world, faces growing challenges to meet changing needs of consumers. The Task Force will address these challenges.

Taxi + Limo Complaints

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

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 Driver Meeting-Occupational Accident Insurance

Meeting Announcement- Taxi Driver Occupational Accident Insurance

Frequently Asked Questions

Private for Hire Transportation (PFHT) permitting requirements

Driver survey

Help the Portland Bureau of Transportation better understand our driver community by answering a few simple questions.

File a Complaint by Mail

Download a PDF form to mail in your complaint

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