Welcome to the homepage for Vehicle Owners. Here, you will find information on how to apply for a new license or affiliate a vehicle to an SHL permit. You can also find information below on how you can plead guilty to or pay a Summons ONLINE. Please click on the links below for applications, how-to guides, and easy-to-read checkists. Please note: The Base owner must request an appointment via our website to file an application with the TLC for a new license, affiliate a vehicle to an SHL Permit and to do a transfer.
What would you like to do? Please select from one of the categories below:
Apply for a License
Here you will find information on how to apply for a new license either Online or by appointment.
Applying Online - Instructions and Next Steps
After you have submitted your online application and have made your payment online, there are few steps that you need to follow in order to complete the application process.
You will be contacted via email by the TLC to have your Base schedule an appointment for you to come in to our Licensing facility with required documents.
Print and sign your online application; this will be considered Part A.
Obtain a Part B application / Checklist / Instructions– the Part B application must be completely filled out and you must bring it with you on the day you submit the pre-printed online application to the TLC. You must come in with all required documents listed on the checklist & instructions.
If you are not contacted within ten (10) business days from the day you submit your application please call the call center at 718-391-5501 between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
***If you come without the full application package, you will need to fill out a paper application.
PLEASE NOTE: Submitting an application online DOES NOT guarantee approval for a new license as there are additional requirements that must be met.
If you wish to submit your new application and payment in person, via an appointment, please contact your Base to schedule an appointment to file an application.
Vehicle Transfer/Affiliate to a Vehicle to an SHL Permit
Here, you will find information on how to go about doing a plate, vehicle or Base Transfer and affiliate a vehicle to an SHL permit. The Base owner must request an appointment via our website to file an application with the TLC for the vehicle owner.
NOTE: To submit any of the application for the above, you must notify your base to request an appointment to file the application with TLC.