Supporting Information List
City Services


Supporting Information



Ambulance License
An Ambulance license is required for any specially designed and equipped motor vehicle operated for the purpose of transporting and offering life support services to patients.

 

Approved Vehicle List
Approved vehicle list for taxicabs and liveries.

 

Bicycle Messenger License
A Bicycle Messenger Service License is required for companies that operate bicycle messenger services in the City of Chicago Central Business District. The license is issued at the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection office located at 2350 W. Ogden Avenue, First Floor.

 

Information/Applications for Affiliations, License Managers & Brokers, and Taxicab Two-Way Dispatch
Affiliation License Manager Broker Application / Information

 

Livery, Medicar and Charter Sightseeing Vehicle Information
Find Livery, Medicar and Charter Sightseeing Vehicle Information

 

Other Public Vehicle Applications / Information
Other Public Vehicle Applications / Information

 

Pedicab
A pedicab is a human pedal-powered public passenger vehicle used to transport passengers for hire. A pedicab chauffeur is the person that drives or peddles and controls the direction and steering of the pedicab.

 

Public Chauffeur Information
Information pertaining to public chauffeurs in Chicago.

 

Public Chauffeur License Revocations and License Denials
Public Chauffeur Licenses Revoked

 

Public Chauffeur Licenses Currently Suspended
Public Chauffeur Licenses Currently Suspended.

 

Public Vehicle Industry Investigation Form
The Public Vehicle Industry Investigation Form provides an opportunity to drivers or medallion owners to make complaints against other industry members.

 

Public Vehicle Industry Notices
Taxi Industry Notices

 

Ride Smart Chicago
The consumer protection campaign is geared towards equipping the riding public with the important information they need when riding in one of the city’s licensed taxicab, pedicab, livery, rideshare, or horse-drawn carriage vehicles.

 

Taxicab And Medallion Information
Medallion Owner Information

 

Taxicabs in Chicago Video
Click here to watch a video on The Chicago Taxi Industry " Keeping Taxicabs Safe, Reliable and Available to the Public."

 

Water Taxis/Tour Boats - Commercial Passenger Vessels
"Commercial Passenger Vessel" is any boat that carries passengers for hire including but not limited to a water taxi, tour boat, charter boat cruise, dinner, excursion, ferry, harbor tender, fishing or diving boats. The license is issued at the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection office located at 2350 W. Ogden Avenue, 1st floor.

 

Wheelchair Accessible Taxis

 

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Information
If you need to order a wheelchair accessible taxicab, one free phone call can put you in touch with every taxicab company that operates wheelchair accessible cabs.

 

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles - Information for Owners
Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) are required for certain licensees.