New York City Driver Application Requirements
Applicant Requirement Checklist
- Driver's license
- Vehicle registration
- FH1 insurance
- TLC inspection
- TLC Driver's License
- Certificate of Liability insurance
- All vehicle requirements in New York City are governed by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC)
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Required documents for New York City
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Driver's licenseDrivers are required to have a valid driver's license. It can be from any state, as long as you have a current TLC (for-hire) license.
Vehicle registrationDrivers are required to upload a copy of their New York state vehicle registration.
FH1 insuranceDrivers are required to have standard vehicle insurance issued by the New York DMV.
TLC inspectionDrivers must submit one of the following:
- Base sticker
- TLC inspection certificate
TLC Driver's LicenseDrivers must have a TLC Driver's License issued by the Taxi and Limousine commission (TLC). Current (not expired) For-Hire Vehicle License or a Medallion FHV License are also acceptable. Learn more.
Certificate of Liability insuranceAll drivers in New York City must have a Certificate of Liability Insurance (COL).
If your name does not appear on the document, you must provide a second document listing your name and matching policy number.
If the policy numbers between the COL and driver list document do not match, you must provide a Policy Cover Sheet.