How much does it cost to get a Taxi License?
More information here [bottom of page 1] (in PDF): To get a Taxi license, you must purchase 3 money orders: 1) Medallion and For-Hire Applicants: 1-year TLC licensing fee -) no cash, money order only – payable to “NYC TLC” $60.00 Note 1: All Medallion and For-Hire Vehicle Driver applicants who are approved for a TLC license will be issued a “Probationary” license valid for a period of one (1) year. Please carefully review TLC Rules and Regulations; Medallion §2-04 and For-Hire Vehicle §6-14 (a),(b)(1-9), and (c). TLC Rules are available on the TLC website http://www.nyc.gov/taxi. 2) Paratransit and Commuter Van Applicants: 2-year TLC licensing fee – no cash, money order only – payable to “NYC TLC” $120.00 3) Fingerprinting – (All Applicants) no cash, money order only – payable to: “NYC TLC/NYS DCJS $75.00 4) Drug test fee: A money order in the amount of $25.50 and made payable to “LabCorp.” 5) You must complete a New York State DMV-certified defensive driving course no more than six (6