Vehicle for Hire Licensing

Taxi, Livery and Limousines

Process and License Requirements

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Business Only
STEP 1: Complete the application forms and required documents.
  Authorized Presence Documentation
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  Copy of valid driver license issued by the state of Arizona (both sides) Document is required Icon
  Application Form
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STEP 2: Submit the application.
  By email:
By mail to: Arizona Department of Transportation
Mail Drop 546M
P.O. Box 2100
Phoenix, AZ 85001
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  Other documents required to be made available upon request:  
  Driver(s) criminal background (A.R.S. § 28-9507(A)) Document is required Icon
  Drug and Alcohol Zero Tolerance Policy Enforcement (A.R.S. § 28-9507(C), (D), (E)) Document is required Icon
  Vehicle safety maintenance and emissions records (A.R.S. § 28-9507(B)). Document is required Icon
Inspections are conducted at random or scheduled by the MVD Compliance Team. All Vehicles for Hire Companies will be inspected 120 days days after activation of the account.  Please visit the Compliance Requirements tab, for more information on the statutory regulations for Vehicle for Hire Licensing.

Vehicle for Hire Process
VFH Process flow chart

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Civil Rights

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad. Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles en Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.