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. Drug tests taken earlier will not be accepted.
Please note: If a fine is imposed, failure to timely pay the fine will result in license suspension even if you have taken and passed a drug test.Please choose from the list of TLC approved LabCorp Locations to provide drug testing.
Failure to take your Interim (anniversary) drug test on time will result in a suspension. Your license will remain on suspension until a drug test is taken and passed.
Drug tests taken thirty (30) or more days after the interim date will have a fine of $200 imposed.
A map, along with a list of LabCorp Drug Test Locations is available on NYC OpenData.
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.
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.