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How to Submit Items to Complete Your TLC Vehicle License Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming a TLC-licensed vehicle owner!

 

TLC cannot send your plate letter or Inspection appointment until you have submitted all items and they have been reviewed.  The emails we send you list which item(s) you are missing. The table below tells you how to complete each missing requirement.

You can upload scanned copies of your missing documents
here.
NOTE: Write your Vehicle application number at the top of each document.


If you are missing requirements or need more information on the remaining steps, please see the checklist below.




DMV REQUIREMENTS

Issue with Application How to Complete Your Application
Information does not match. If the information provided in your application does not match information in the DMV documentation you have submitted. You must upload the corrected DMV documentation and TLC will update your application information.
DOT Inspection/MC300 You must upload a copy of the front and back of the NYS D.O.T. (MC300) inspection form for your vehicle.
Proof of Vehicle Please upload proof of ownership of the above vehicle. One of the following documents will serve as proof: current Registration (under licensee name), front and back of the Title (signed), or the Bill of sale.
Plates do not match The Dept. of Motor Vehicle's records indicate that the plates associated with this VIN were revoked or you registered your vehicle with invalid plates. You must surrender the plates and upload a copy of the DMV FS-6T form to obtain a new DMV plate letter.
Seating Capacity The seating capacity of your vehicle does not match your DMV record. Please upload updated copies of your FH-1 and DMV Vehicle registration.
Yellow Car DMV A review of your DMV record shows your vehicle's color is listed as yellow. Upload an updated DMV vehicle registration with the correct color of the vehicle. 

INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS

Issue with Application How to Complete Your Application
Updated Insurance Documentation You must provide the most current insurance documentation to the TLC. You will need to upload the following items: Certificate of Liability, For Hire Insurance (FH-1), or Insurance Declaration Page. For more information go to: http://www.nyc.gov/html/tlc/downloads/
pdf/veh_insurance_req.pdf
Coverage Needed You are required to submit the proper insurance coverage for your vehicle. Please upload a copy of the updated Declaration Pages. For more information go to: http://www.nyc.gov/html/tlc/downloads/
pdf/veh_insurance_req.pdf
Insurance Information Does Not Match DMV The information on your DMV registration must match the information printed on your insurance forms. Please upload a copy of the DMV registration and For-Hire Insurance Certificate (FH-1).     
Lux Limo/One Million Coverage Missing You must submit proof of the proper insurance coverage for your vehicle.  Your vehicle requires $100,000 Per Person/$300,000 Per Occurrence/$200,000 PIP and $1 million CSL Luxury Vehicle Coverage.  Upload a copy of the updated Declaration Pages. For more information go to: http://www.nyc.gov/html/tlc/downloads/
pdf/veh_insurance_req.pdf
               
Personal Injury Protection Insurance (PIP) Please upload copies of the Declaration Page from your insurance policy and the Certificate of Liability indicating the Personal Injury Protection (PIP) of your vehicle.

CORPORATE DOCUMENTATION

Issue with Application How to Complete Your Application
Updated Corporate Documentation You must provide the most current corporate documentation to the TLC. You will need to upload the following items: Certificate of Incorporation, Articles of Organization, or Corporate Minutes
EIN Proof Please upload proof of your EIN number (IRS issued CP-575 Notice or 147-C letter).
Filing Receipt/ Operation Agreement You failed to submit your Corporate Filing Receipt or Operation Agreement. You must upload a copy of the required document.

MISCELLANEOUS

Issue with Application How to Complete Your Application
Open Summonses Please upload proof of clearance for the NYC TLC summons referenced in your missing requirement letter.
Open Suspensions Please upload proof of clearance for the NYC TLC suspension referenced in your missing requirement letter.
Base Station Update The base station or authority you have been affiliated is not currently licensed by the TLC. You must make an appointment for a transfer at the following link: www.nyc.gov/tlcselfscheduling
Government Issued Photo ID Please upload a clear copy of your Government issued photo ID or DMV driver license
CMVT Your application cannot proceed until the Commercial Motor Vehicle Tax (CMVT) has been paid. Please visit the TLC licensing office to submit your payment of eight hundred dollars ($800).  

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