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Apply for a New Certificate of Operating Authority

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The complaint against a taxicab/limousine operator or owner must be in writing or complete the online DC Taxi Complaint Form.

The DC Taxicab Commission has accredited three (3) business institutions to facilitate training classes. Interested persons must first register directly with the institutions. You will be scheduled for training in the order that you register based on class space availability.

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Face Identification License Key

License #–Actual number printed on the face of the license.


L-Tag Application Instructions and Terms:

ID Tag

Items found by the driver of a District of Columbia taxicab are returned to the DC Taxicab Commission (DCTC).

Please complete the Lost Property Form.

Renewing Certificate of Operating Authority Application Instructions and Notices:
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Effective Date: October 15, 2012 all public vehicles for hire licensed by the DC Taxicab Commission must follow the following procedure to register or renew registration of a vehicle with the Department of Motor Vehicles.