Taxi services in and from the city territory are carried out on the basis of a licence for carrying out taxi services and a concession agreement until their expiry. The licence is issued by the City, Utility Services Department, for a term of five years. It is not transferable and it may be used only by the taxi driver to whom the licence has been issued.

Until 2010, taxi services were carried out in Rijeka on the basis of the Concession Agreement that the City of Rijeka signed with taxi drivers following a completed tendering procedure. In accordance with the Road Transport Act (Official Gazette 178/04 and 48/05, 111/06, 63/08 and 124/09) taxi services in the territory of the City of Rijeka are regulated by a new decision on taxi transport services  (Official Gazette of the Primorje – Gorski Kotar County No 6/10, 10/10, 16/10), serving as a basis for carrying out licensed taxi services.