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You still can get an FHV driver’s license in NYC! And Uber’s Fast Lane program can help you get licensed and into an FHV plated vehicle by connecting you to rental partners and fleet-owners.

Get a TLC license

New York City

With more riders than any other app, Uber is a great way to make money driving in NYC. You'll need a TLC license to pick up riders, but we've made the signup process quicker and easier than ever.

How to get a TLC license

It's easy to get your license


Create an account

The first step is to create an Uber account. It only takes a minute to sign up online. We’ll email you more information once you sign up.


Visit an Uber Greenlight Hub

We’ll explain the TLC process in detail and answer any questions you have. You’ll work one-on-one with an Uber Expert to submit the online application, schedule required coursework, and upgrade your driver’s license.


Send your TLC application

Finalize your application, schedule your drug test and background check, and complete required classes. We'll be there to guide you every step of the way.

TLC eligibility requirements

Criteria for approval

Age: You must be at least 19 years old

Social Security Number: You must have a valid Social Security Number when you submit your application

Points on your license: No more than 6 points on your DMV license within a 15 month period back from your most recent violation date

Outstanding Tickets: No outstanding tickets, parking violations or fines


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