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Chicago Public Passenger Vehicle Licenses

The City of Chicago’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) issues public vehicles licenses. The licenses ensure that public vehicles are safe, reliable and provide residents and visitors positive transportation options. Search Vehicle Licenses Public Passenger Vehicles including licensed taxicabs (medallions), liveries, ambulances, medicars, charter-sightseeing buses, horse-drawn carriages, and pedicabs.

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Who issues Public Passenger Vehicle License in Chicago?

BACP oversees the licensing of Chicago’s public chauffeurs and public vehicles including taxicabs, liveries, transportation network providers (ride-hail), charter and sight-seeing buses, horse drawn carriages, ambulances, water taxis and tour boats.

Public Vehicle Licensing and Inspection Facilities

The following BACP public vehicle licensing and inspection facilities have reopened to the public with capacity limits and social distancing protocols in place: Public Vehicle Licensing Operations Facility, 2350 W. Ogden Avenue, 1st Floor: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Public Vehicle Inspection Facility, 2430 W. Pershing Avenue: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

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