Taxi Licensing and Applications

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  • The license fee is $50.00 CASH ONLY – EXACT CHANGE. (will be paid to the City Treasurers Office after you turn in your application and receive an Invoice to present to them)
  • Provide a completed Application for Taxi license (Download link or online option below)
  • Provide a current National criminal check, Sex offender check and crimes against minors registry check. (From an accredited provider with the National Association of Professional Background Screeners.) City Ordinance Sec. 14-1-32
  • Provide a current Virginia Driver History
  • Provide two passport type pictures of the following size 2.5 x 3.5 inches
  • Call the Harrisonburg Police Department Traffic Officer Offices to schedule an appointment.  540 432-8927
    • Bring your current Virginia driver’s license

After an investigation of your application has been approved you shall be required to obtain a City Business license prior to being given your Taxi License. City Ordinance Sec. 14-1-31


No taxicab driver's license issued under the City of Harrisonburg Taxi Ordinance shall be transferable. All such licenses shall be issued bi-annually and shall expire at the end of the month in which issued.


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If you already have your DMV record, national background check, and photos in digital form, you can apply through the digital application link below and attach the additional requested documents there:

Certification Statement to be signed for Digital Application: Download PDF [112KB]