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The Maximum Taxi Fare changed on 01 February 2018.

  • All taximeters must be programmed (calibrated) AND sealed (verified) with the new fare in order to operate from 01 February 2018.

Calibration is completed by a private taximeter installer of your choice.  Verification is completed by NSAI Legal Metrology through its contractor Applus.  It is the responsibility of the taxi operator to arrange for both calibration and verification in good time.

In circumstances where this is not possible, the taxi may not be operated unless formal evidence from Applus of a verification appointment is provided on the spot by the driver to An Garda Síochána, NTA Compliance Officers or Legal Metrology Inspectors.

Operating with a taximeter not appropriately calibrated and verified will attract an NTA fine of €60 up to €250 depending on the circumstances and/or prosecution under the Metrology Act.

Contact Applus on 01 413 5951 to book a taximeter verification appointment.

The Taximeter Program Update list shows which taximeters can operate with dual programs that will allow you to get your taximeter updated with the 2018 fare now.

Note: For some taximeters there is more than one program/installer and so you should check with your installer that their individual program is Legal Metrology approved.

Once the programme is installed, Applus is the Authorised Verifier of taximeters appointed by NSAI for the verification and sealing of the taximeter in the licensed taxi: they are now able to verify meters with the dual programmed 2018 fare.
Contact them on 01 413 5951 to book a taximeter verification appointment.

This list will be frequently updated as more programs are approved.

Taximeter programs approved by Legal Metrology - contact your installer…..

  • ALBEREN
  • AQUILA
  • ATA 
  • ATA Gleike
  • CYGNUS
  • DIGITAX
  • HALE
  • SEMITRON
  • TAXITRONIC 
  • VIKING ELECTRONICS 

Once the programme is installed, Applus is the Authorised Verifier of taximeters appointed by Legal Metrology for the verification and sealing of the taximeter in the licensed taxi: they are now able to verify meters with the dual programmed 2018 fare.

  • Contact Applus on 01 413 5951 to book a taximeter verification appointment.