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Thank you for visiting the Licensing Frequently Asked Questions section. In this section you will find the information you need to help answer any questions you may have on a wide variety of topics, including our hours and locations of operation how you can obtain a TLC license, renew a current license, or how to report your TLC license lost or stolen. We encourage you to visit the site frequently as the information is always being reviewed and updated to make certain you have the best and most current information available. It can be the first stop in providing you with quick and accurate answers to almost any licensing question you may have.

If there is a question that you haven’t been able to locate an answer for in this section please email LicensingInquiries@tlc.nyc.gov.
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