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Thank you for visiting the TLC's Licensing section. Here, visitors will find information related to:

  • Obtaining a license
  • Important policy and program information
  • Online transactions that we offer

We encourage you to visit each of the available options.

Please select from below:

Apply for a License / Permit

Renew a License

FHV, Paratransit and Commuter Van Owners

Medallion Owners

SHL Owners

Base/Business Owners

Important Information About Drug Test Requirements

Request a new TLC Driver License to replace your existing Medallion or For-Hire Vehicle license (optional)

Submit a request here if you have an older TLC issued license and you want to replace it with the new style TLC Driver license using the photo currently on file

Your name will be added to a waiting list. Once the list is processed you will receive your TLC Driver License at the mailing address on file with the TLC.

If you wish to update your photo or name please make an appointment here.

Request an appointment to update the photo for your TLC driver license

You can update your appearance or change a poor quality image on your TLC license by appointment.

You will need to have the Update TLC Credential Form available here and payment of $25.

Request your appointment here.


  • If you received a directive or summons instructing you to update your photo, you will not need an appointment.

  • Do not use this appointment to request a replacement license or change to new license type. Replacement licenses can be requested without an appointment and will cost $25.

  • Changing to new license style can be requested for free here.

Check TLC & DMV License Status

Check TLC Driver License Application Status

Check Penalty Points & Open Summonses 

Request an Appointment:

Scheduled Appointments


Frequently used Forms

Study Guide and Education Resources for Drivers

Additional Information