The Department of For-Hire Vehicles (DFHV) has made available for any black car vehicle the opportunity to apply for the Non-District Limousine (NDL) Permit. Administrative Issuance AI-2017-03C expands the number of non-District limousine owners eligible to partcipate. In exchange for providing trip data through a free app from DFHV, the vehicle owners are authorized to provide point-to-point servcies within the District of Columbia. Email [email protected] for more information about the NDL Permit. Submit an application here.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How long can I have a permit?
Answer: The NDL Permits is valid for 180 days.
2. My Special Permit is about to expire or has expired, how do I renew it?
Answer: In order to renew your special permit, you must go online to renew.
3. How much is the permit?
Answer: The permit is $180 and must be paid online with the application.
4. Will my Special Permit be mailed to me or given in an email?
Answer: NDL Permits will be amiled to the address on file unless a special request is made for pick up. Note that the DFHV Office is located at 2235 Shannon Place, SE Washington, DC 20020, Suite 2003; pick up can be made during the hours of 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday.
5. What documents are needed for the application
Answer: Please see the NDL Permit application for specific requirements.
6. Who may pick up the NDL Permit from DFHV once approved?
Answer: The applicant or designee may pick up the permit. The applicant must provide the designee with the authority to pick up the permits. Designees may be a listed driver or runner.
7. If my application is denied, what can I do?
Answer: If your application is denied, please review the response that has been provided to you via e-mail, correct/resolve the denial reason and resubmit your application. If you continue to have difficulty, please either email at [email protected] or please call us at 202-645-7300.
8. Where should the NDL Permt be placed on the vehicle?
Answer: Place the NDL Permit sticker on the inside of the rear window where it is visible.