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City of Laconia Department of Licensing

Taxi Licensing


Taxi Company

Download the Taxi Company Application here.

$100 Renewal month is February.

Any company that wants to pick up passengers in the city needs a Taxi Company license.

The application must be accompanied by:

  • Certificate of Liability Insurance listing the City of Laconia as an additional insured with a 10 day notification of cancellation (at the bottom of the certificate)
  • If it is a new company (not a renewal) letters of necessity must be provided:
  • one from an industrial business, one school, and one retail business in the city.
  • Copies of registrations for the vehicles that are being use

TAXICAB - Any motor vehicle, having a manufacturers rated capacity of not more than seven passengers, used in the call and demand transportation of passengers from within city limits of the city to a destination inside or outside of the city, for compensation to or from points chosen or designated by the passengers and not operated on a fixed schedule, or between fixed termini, this definition shall not include: a motor vehicle subject to regulation by the Public Utilities Commission of the state; signtseeing busses, airport shuttles or limousines designed to carry eight persons or more from a fixed place to places of interest inside or outside the city, or motor vehicles collecting fares by tickets or coupons sold for interstate transportation.

RSA 641:3

Taxi Driver

Download the Taxi Driver Application here.
Download the Criminal Record Release Authorization Form here.

$25 Renewal month is February for everyone.

Anyone who wants to drive for a taxi company in the city needs a taxi driver permit.

The application must be accompanied by:

  • Criminal Background Check from the State of NH
  • Driving Record from the NH DMV



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