Are you eager to hit the road as a driver for TLC, Uber, Lyft, and
other popular rideshare apps in New York City using your own vehicle?
Look no further!
Renting a TLC plate is a cost-effective alternative to leasing a TLC ready car.
Valid Driver License: Ensure you possess a valid driver's license
New York TLC License: Obtain a NY TLC license to meet regulatory requirements
Social Security Card: Have a valid social security card
DDC (6hr Defensive Driving Course Certificate)
Any vehicle accepted by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC)
qualifies for rideshare driving. Here are the key points to remember:
Model Year: Your vehicle should be within the last 10 model years.
Fuel Type: Both gas and electric vehicles are accepted
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To be a driver in New York City, you must meet certain requirements: meet the minimum age to drive, have at least one year of driving experience and clear a background check. The documents you'll need to submit are a valid driver's license, proof of residency and insurance if you plan to drive your own car.
To drive in New York City, you'll need a commercial license from the NYC TLC (Taxi and Limousine Commission) and a commercially licensed vehicle.
Here's what you'll need:
If you are interested in driving for Uber or Lyft and think you'll pass the driving record check then your next step is to apply, remain patient during the background check waiting period, and then get to work as a rideshare driver.