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Company Operating Authority

Company Operating Authority must be renewed each year. Applications and instructions for new or renewal of the Certificate of Operating Authority are attached below. All Independent Operators must submit an application and the required documents. 

To see a list of Taxicab Companies see the attachment below titled List of Companies and Account Managers.

Applications are accepted at DFHV Client Services Department, Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. Incomplete applications will not be processed.  Acceptance of an application and payment does not constitute approval of your application. Email notification will be sent indicating approval. In addition, the Operating Authority Certificate will be sent via US Mail to the address on file.

If an application is denied, an Account Manager will make direct contact. Please contact assigned Account Manager with any questions. 

Operating Authority Fees:

  • Taxicab Company:  $475
  • Taxicab Association: $475
  • Limousine Company:  $475
  • Independent Operator Taxi: $50
  • Independent Operator Limousine: $250