Become a driver

Download the Taxi Live Africa driver app on or  and follow the instructions, or phone the Taxi Live Africa office for more information :
Call our office on 031 313 3336
Call/WhatsApp support on 071 912 4400

Pre-checklist to become a Taxi Live Africa Driver:

  • Drivers Licence
  • PDP (Public Drivers Permit)
  • Operating licence/permit
  • A vehicle licensed in South Africa – Click to view sample
  • Vehicle must be registered from 2013 and satisfy our standard level of requirements. Please see full list below.
  • We accept 4-door sedan, hatchback, Avanza and other 7 seater+ vehicles. Please see full list below.
  • Must have a roadworthy certificate

If you have answered YES to the above, you can apply to register as a Taxi Live Africa Driver

Please note: If you have all of the above in place except the required permits, please apply and we will assist you through the process.

Once registered, customer service training will be given at our offices and you will be ready to use our e-hailing App at only 15% commission payable to Taxi Live Africa.

Full list of accepted TLA Vehicles

Vehicles that are acceptable under the Luxury category

Luxury option is intended to provide the driver and passengers with increased comfort, a higher level of equipment and increased perception of quality when compared to regular cars. TLA Luxury cars must be in good condition, have 4 independently opening doors, and comfortably seat 4 passengers excluding the driver. TLA Luxury cars cannot be older than 6 years.

  • BMW 5-Series
  • BMW 7-Series
  • Mercedes S/G/GL/GLC-Class +
  • Volvo XC90
  • Infiniti Q70
  • Lexus LS460
  • Audi A6, A7, A8 & more
  • Hyundai Genesis
  • Jaguar XF/XJ
  • Range Rover
  • Porsche Cayenne, Macan, Panamera +
  • Rolls-Royce Phantom & Ghost
  • Cadillac Escalade
  • Volvo S80

Vehicles that are acceptable under the Sedan category

  • Volkswagen Polo
  • Toyoya Corolla
  • Toyota Etios
  • Toyota Yaris
  • Toyota Prius
  • Toyota Camry
  • Tata Indigo
  • Suzuki Ertiga
  • Renault Clio
  • Nissan Datsun Go
  • Nissan Tiida 2011
  • Nissan Almera
  • Nissan Centra
  • Kia Rio
  • Mazda
  • Haundai Accent
  • Haundai Elantra
  • Ford Ikon

Vehicles that are acceptable under the Hatchback category

TLA Hatchback aims to provide an inexpensive e-hailing service that’s allows riders to hail a 4 seater vehicle, excluding the driver. In-order to qualify as a TLA Hatchback ride cars cannot be older than 6 years.

  • Polo Vivo/tsi/comfort/trandline
  • Toyota Yaris
  • Toyota Auris
  • Toyota Matrix
  • Suzuki Ertiga
  • Renault Kwid
  • Renault Clio
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Nissan Micra
  • Mazda2
  • Mazda 3
  • Honda Mobilio
  • Hyundai i20
  • Ford Focus

Vehicles that are acceptable under the TLA Plus category

  • Haundai H1
  • VW combi
  • Toyota innova
  • Toyota Verso
  • Toyota Prius+
  • Vito Tourer Base
  • V Class
  • Vito Vito
  • Vito Gains OM
  • Vito Sport
  • Vito Viano