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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-plated vehicle

New York City

If you have a TLC license, you’ll also need TLC plates and commercial insurance for your car. Whether you have a car or need a car, we can help you make it TLC-ready to drive in NYC. Here are your options:

Plate your own vehicle

Get TLC-plates for your own vehicle

If you have an eligible vehicle, you can add TLC plates to your own car.

Rent a TLC-plated vehicle

Rent from one of our partner dealerships

If you don't have a TLC-approved vehicle, you can rent one to use. We've partnered with dealerships to help get you on the road as quickly and affordably as possible.

Connect with fleet-owners on

Our tool,, helps drivers connect with fleet-owners who have available vehicles. Learn how to use the tool by following the instructions below.

Do both: Rent while you wait for plates

Want to start driving today? Consider earning with a short-term rental for as little as one week while you add TLC plates to your own eligible vehicle. The plating process can take several weeks and renting can be a speedy alternative while you wait.

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