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Transportation Regulation Division​

TRANSPORTATION-FOR-HIRE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ):

I want to file a complaint against a driver/company. How do I file a complaint?

• Dallas Call 311 or click on I want to report a violation​ 

• Love Field Airport

​  Call 311 or click on I want to report a violation​
What is the cost to have a Transportation-for-Hire company in the City of Dallas?

The cost for an operating authority is $278 per year for transportation-for-hire service provided by non-motorized passenger transport vehicles, and $1,000 per year for transportation-for-hire service provided by all other transport vehicles.

Is there a cost for vehicle permits under my operating authority?

The fee for a transportation-for-hire vehicle permit is $77 per vehicle per year for non-motorized passenger transport vehicles, and $30 per vehicle per year for all transportation-for-hire vehicles.

What is the cost to have a transportation-for-hire driver's permit?
The fee for a driver's permit is $76 every year. 

What happens when my permit expires?
Transportation-for-hire driver permits can be renewed online.

How do I obtain my transportation-for-hire vehicle permit?
To obtain a transportation-for-hire vehicle permit, the following must be in the the possession of the transportation-for-hire permit driver when arriving to the Transportation Regulation office located at 3448 West Mockingbird Lane Dallas, TX 75235.

  • The vehicle must be registerd in the Transportation Regulation vehicle portal to be valid
  • A current state inspection issued by a licensed State of Texas mechanic facility
  • A current vehicle registation issued by the State of Texas
  • Proof of insurance maintained by a current TFH Operating Authority
  • Vehicle must be registered or associated with a current TFH Operating Authority


Do I need a background check to have a transportation-for-hire driver's permit?

Yes. 

    How do I apply for a driver or an operating authority permit?