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TLC Driver License Status

A TLC license is needed to drive a taxi in New York City. The TLC License application can be submitted online through TLC website. You can check TLC Driver License Application status from Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) database using application number.

Check TLC Driver Applicaion Status


How to get a TLC Driver License?

The TLC driver license is required to drive for hire in New York City. Basic requirements to apply for a driver license are as under:

  • Minimum age: 19
  • Have a valid DMV Chauffer’s license- Class A, B, C, or E
  • Must have a valid Social Security Number
  • No fines or fees owed to NYS DMV or TLC
  • No more than 5 points on the DMV license within a 15 month period back from your most recent violation date
  • To see the “fit to hold a license” requirements look at Fitness Rules Notice

How to check if my TLC license is active?

Search for TLC driver license using driver’s name or license number. In search results, check the expiration date to find out that license is active or not.