Health and safety first at TCA Taxu (update 1 July 2020)

The health and safety of our passengers and drivers are our top priority.
With the opening of the economy, the measures have also been further adapted.
To ensure that TCA remains an excellent way of traveling. TCA has taken the following measures in addition to the generally applicable hygiene measures:

  • As 1 July it is obligated to reserve a taxi. At TCA this can be done via our call centre or the APP.
    Hailing a taxi is also still possible, but you will then be asked by the driver to go through a small checklist
  • When requesting a ride, our operator or the driver will ask whether you have corona-related complaints (in accordance with RIVM guidelines)
  • As of 1 July 1 travelers aged 13 and older are required to wear a face mask in the taxi
  • Most of our taxis are equipped with a physical barrier. If this is not the case the driver will also carry a face mask.

Naturally our drivers clean their vehicles thoroughly between trips  (think of the contact points in the vehicle (think of the door handle, armrest , seatbelt , pin equipment and handle).

for more information please refer to the following page on our site :

For more information about symptoms and prevention, please visit the website of the RIVM.

We hope to see you again in one of our taxis.


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TCA is the only real Amsterdam taxi company. And has been for over sixty years. Good news: there are some certificates available again. So we are looking for the best drivers in the Amsterdam region. Would you like to be a driver for the largest and busiest taxi company? Sign up now!

Why TCA?

Joining TCA has many advantages. The red-and-black TCA taxi sign is the most recognisable one in Amsterdam and gives you access to all taxi ranks in Amsterdam, plus the exclusive TCA ranks. Approximately 50% of our drivers’ turnover comes from the fares acquired at these taxi ranks. The other 50% is earned by the rides ordered and distributed at TCA. And we do more.

What do we expect from our drivers?

TCA only employs drivers who comply with all legal requirements. This means that you have to be in possession of:

  • A valid driving licence
  • A taxi driver’s diploma
  • An exemption for tram tracks and bus lanes
  • At least 4 years in possession of a driver’s license

TCA offers all drivers:

  • The possibility to lease an electric taxi
  • A good training programme
  • Free use of the necessary equipment (FMS terminal with navigation, PIN pad, printer, on-board computer)
  • A TCA taxi sign on loan
  • Administrative support (e.g. handling of credit and debit card transactions, processing and settlement of rides on corporate accounts)
  • Representing the interests of TCA drivers at, among others, the City of Amsterdam, other government agencies, KNV (Royal Dutch Transport), etc.
  • Free membership of the TCA Disputes Committee
    24/7 telephone access for driver support
  • Helpdesk support for any questions about the equipment
  • Free service support for equipment (also in the evenings and on weekends)
  • Discounts at insurances, car dealers, Schiphol STA desk, etc.

In order to guarantee the quality of TCA, we also expect our drivers to:

  • Be fluent in Dutch and English
  • Have a presentable taxi no older than 6 years
  • Be customer-friendly and service-oriented
  • Have a well-groomed appearance

Do you meet all the above characteristics and would you like to work for TCA? Please contact us at  +31 (0)20 650 6532  or