TLC Licensed Drivers (Medallion, Street Hail Livery and For-hire vehicle drivers) must take and pass a drug test EVERY YEAR in order to keep their license current and valid. (Does not apply to Paratransit or Commuter Van Drivers.)
You must take and pass your drug test no more than ninety (90) days before the interim date. Tests taken earlier will not be accepted. Failure to take your drug test on time will result in a suspension with a $100 fine. Tests taken thirty (30) days after the interim date will remain on suspension and an additional $100 fine will be added for a total of $200 in fines. Your license will remain on suspension until:
- A drug test is taken and passed.
- The open fine is paid.
For additional information on the interim annual drug test requirements and for instructions on how to schedule your drug test, please go here.
You may also visit our Licensing Frequently Asked Questions page where you will find answers to questions you may have regarding drug test requirements and a variety of other topics. Please go here.
To check\confirm the date by which you are required to take your Interim Annual Drug Test please click on one of the following links listed below:
TLC Driver License (Medallion, Street Hail Livery, For Hire Vehicle)
NOTE: If you have decided not to continue with your license you can surrender it immediately to the TLC. Failure to surrender your license could subject you to fines and penalties that will impact your ability to file a new application at a later date should you decide to obtain a new license.