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Businesses interested in providing for-hire, pre-arranged contract transportation services are required to have a Black Car Base License to operate. The Base license is required for a business to provide dispatched, for-hire transportation in the City of New York.



In order to provide for hire vehicle service in New York City, a base must be licensed by TLC. All vehicles and drivers affiliated with the base must have the appropriate for-hire driver and vehicle licenses issued by TLC.




NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC)
Licensing and Standards Division
32-02 Queens Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Long Island City, NY 11101-2324
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: TLC
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/tlc

NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC)
1139 Hylan Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10305
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: TLC
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/tlc

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