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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Drivers

Instructions for NEW and RENEWING Drivers:

  • Taxi: Apply directly with company to get certified and receive further instructions.
  • LPT: (Shuttle, Limousine/Party Bus, Executive Town Car, Tour): Apply directly with company to get certified and receive further instructions.
  • TNC: Apply directly with company/companies. 
  • NEMT: (Non-Emergency Medical Transportation): Fill out New OR Renewing NEMT & Pedal Powered Driver Application below and submit to PFHT.
  • Pedal Powered/Non-Motorized: Fill out New OR Renewing NEMT & Pedal Powered Driver Application below and submit to PFHT.

PLEASE NOTE: Until City Code is revised, NEMT, Pedicab, Pedal Powered and Horse Drawn Carriages will continue to apply directly with the City of Portland and follow the rules and regulations in Code previous to changes made January 1, 2016. 


Driver Training/Test Study Guide Taxi & LPT

For all TAXI, TNC, SHUTTLE, EXECUTIVE SEDAN, TOUR & LIMO drivers

LPT & Taxi Background Check Authorization

For Taxi and LPT Drivers - to be used if the City is requesting your background screen on behalf of your company

New NEMT & Pedal Powered Driver Application

Application for Non-Emergency Transportation Providers and pedal powered tour drivers.

Renewing NEMT & Pedal Powered Driver Application

For Non-Emergency Medical Transportation and Pedal Powered renewal permits.

2016 LPT Driver Certification Form

For LPT Drivers (Limo, Shuttle, Tour, Executive Sedan) - to be used for certification or re-certification of driver permits.

Driver Computer Test Links

Click the link to take the test from home. If you do not have a computer, you can take the test in our lobby between the hours of 10am and 3pm.

Disqualifying Factors - NEMT & Non-Motorized Transportation Providers

For the non-motorized and non-emergency medical transportation drivers only

Disqualifying Factors - TAXI, TNC, LPT

Effective 01/02/2016 for all drivers except for NEMT (Non-Emergency Medical Transportation), Pedicab, Pedal Powered & Horse Drawn Carriage Drivers

Driver Out of State Driving Record Request

For NEMT (SAT), Pedicab & Pedal Powered Only

PFHT Vehicle Crash Reporting Form

Companies will use this form to report crashes involving PFHT vehicles