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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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Apply for or renew Company and/or Vehicle Permit

Forms and instructions for NEW and RENEWING companies in the following categories:

(Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) and Non-Motorized please see next section below.)

  • Taxi
  • TNC (Transportation Network Company)
  • LPT (Limited Passenger Transportation - Shuttles, Limousines, Party Busses, Executive Town Cars, Tour vehicles)

 *COMPANY OWNERS- please see 'New and Renewing Drivers' on Home Page for Driver Certification & Re-Certification information and requirements for running your own background checks through an accredited company.* 

Processing Times

What to expect so you can plan ahead.

Company Certification Requirements and Instructions

View detailed requirements and instructions for completing certification process.

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Company Certification/Recertification Form/Application

Application for NEW + RENEWING companies.

 LPT Vehicle Certification/Recertification Form

Vehicle Certification/Recertification for LPT (Shuttle, Limousine, Party Bus, Executive Town Car, Tour) companies ONLY. Does not apply to Taxi and TNC vehicles. One form per vehicle in fleet.

ASE Vehicle Inspection Form

LPT Inspection form to be filled out by ASE or Blue Seal Certified mechanic for each vehicle. Not needed for vehicles manufactured in current calendar year or vehicles with less than 10,000 miles on odometer. Vehicles must be less than 10 years old. Renewing companies do not need to submit form to City but must complete and keep on record. One form per vehicle in fleet.

LPT Vehicle Replacement/Change Form

Vehicle replacements for LPT (Shuttle, Limousine, Party Bus, Executive Town Car, Tour) companies ONLY. Does not apply to renewing LPT or new/renewing Taxi and TNC vehicles.

LPT Vehicle Permit Replacement Form

Physical PERMIT ONLY replacement. Vehicle must be currently permitted and part of fleet- use in case of windshield/bumper replacement or damaged/illegible permit. 


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Forms for NEW and RENEWING companies in the following categories:

  • NEMT (Non-Emergency Medical Transportation)
  • Pedal Powered/Non-Motorized

PLEASE NOTE: Until City Code is revised, NEMT, Pedicab, Pedal Powered and Horse Drawn Carriage companies follow the rules and regulations in Code previous to changes made January 1, 2016 (TRN 14.25 Interim Administrative Rule). 

Processing Times

What to expect so you can plan ahead.

NEMT and Non-Motorized Company New & Renewal Requirements

Requirements checklist for new AND renewing NEMT and Non-Motorized companies.

NEW NEMT and Non-Motorized Company Application

Application for NEW NEMT and Non-Motorized companies.

RENEWING NEMT and Non-Motorized Company Application

Application for RENEWING NEMT and Non-Motorized companies. Include documentation for renewing vehicles.

ASE Vehicle Inspection Form

Inspection form to be filled out by ASE or Blue Seal Certified mechanic for each vehicle. Not needed for vehicles manufactured in current calendar year or vehicles with less than 10,000 miles on odometer. Vehicles must be less than 10 years old. One form per vehicle in fleet.

NEW NEMT and Non-Motorized Vehicle Application

Application for NEW NEMT and Non-Motorized vehicles being added to new or existing company fleet.

NEMT and Non-Motorized Vehicle Replacement Form 

 Form for replacing existing NEMT and Non-Motorized vehicle(s) already in fleet.

NEW Pedicab Vehicle Application

Application to be filled out when adding vehicle to new and existing company.