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- Get a TLC license
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