Renewing Certificate of Operating Authority
The DC Department of For-Hire Vehicles will be accepting Operating Authority License Renewal applications until Friday, December 17, 2018. All Independent Operators must submit an application and the required documents for 2019 Operating Authority renewal in the Client Services Department anytime Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 3:30pm. Independent Operator Certificate of Operating Authority applications will no longer be accepted online. All applications must be submitted by December 17, 2018. Please call 202 645-7300 if you have any questions or concerns.
To be considered complete, the application must include all required documents. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Acceptance of your application payment by the Department of For-Hire Vehicles does not constitute approval of your application. If your application is submitted on-time and approved, you will receive an email notification. In addition, you will receive an Operating Authority Certificate via US mail to the address on file. All approved Operating Authority Certificates will be mailed the week of January 7, 2019. If your application is denied, your Account Manager will contact you directly.