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For-hire vehicle course

One of the requirements for getting a TLC license is completing the 24-hour for-hire vehicle (FHV) course.

About the course

What to expect

The 24-hour course

The course is taught over three 8-hour days.

What the course covers:

  • Map reading
  • Local geography
  • Driver-passenger relations
  • Preparation for the City Knowledge Exam

Free resources

The course is offered primarily in English and Spanish, but some schools do offer it in Bengali, Urdu, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, and American Sign Language (see below).

FHV study guides are available in English, Spanish, Bengali, Urdu, Russian, and Mandarin Chinese.

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