Chicago Public Chauffeurs License Lookup

Chicago Public Chauffeurs License Lookup. Check status of Chicago Chauffeurs License using License Number. Driving a Public Passenger Vehicle in Chicago requires a Public Chauffeur License issued by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection.

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Why Public Chauffeur License is needed?

Driving a Public Passenger Vehicle in Chicago requires a Public Chauffeur License. The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) issues a Public Chauffeur License.

What type of Public Chauffeur License BACP issues?

  • Taxi chauffeur licenses
  • Restricted livery chauffeur licenses
  • Pedicab chauffeur licenses
  • Horse-drawn carriage chauffeur licenses
  • Transportation Network Provider (TNP) chauffeur licenses

How to get Public Chauffeur License?

The applicant should meet following requirements to get the

  • Possesses a valid driver’s license for at least one year;
  • is at least 21 years of age;
  • has successfully completed a licensing examination as prescribed by the Commissioner;
  • does not owe debt to the City of Chicago
  • is not delinquent in child support
  • has not been convicted, found liable, placed on supervision or any similar deferral program, or subject to conditional discharge for three or more traffic regulations governing the movement of vehicles of any kind in any jurisdiction:
    • for new license applicants, within a 12-month period preceding the application; or
    • for renewal license applicants, within a 12-month time frame during the applicant’s last license term;
  • has not had a previous public chauffeur license application denied within the 12-month period preceding the date of application;
  • has not had a previously issued public chauffeur license revoked within the 3-year period preceding the date of application;
  • has not had a previously issued public chauffeur license rescinded under Section 9-104-080 within the 3-year period preceding the date of application;
  • has not had his driver’s license cancelled, suspended or revoked by any governing jurisdiction as a result of non-moving violations in the 12-month period preceding the date of application, excluding (i) license suspensions due to failure to comply with child support or debt payment obligation; (ii) failure to maintain automobile insurance on a personal vehicle; or (iii) failure to appear in traffic court;
  • has not had his driver’s license cancelled, suspended or revoked by any governing jurisdiction as a result of a driving-related incident within the 12-month period preceding the date of application; and
  • has not, within the 5-year period preceding the date of application, been convicted by a court

Public Vehicle Operations Facility

Public Chauffeur Licensing Section
Public Vehicle/Medallion Licensing Section
City of Chicago Cashiering Station
2350 W. Ogden Ave., First Floor, Chicago, IL

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.*

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