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The City of Portland, Oregon

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/Vehicle Permit

**ALL** NEW and RENEWING companies must have submitted all requirements before certification will be processed. Recertifying companies must submit requirements at least 30 days before expiration or be subject to late fees.

NEW Company Certification Requirements

RENEWING Company Certification Requirements

Company Certification

To be completed out by authorized company representative only. 

NEMT Brokerages

In order to operate in the City of Portland, new NEMT companies must first secure a contract with the local brokerage.

Vehicle Certification

Please complete one certification per vehicle.

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. Renewing companies do not need to submit form to City. One form per vehicle in fleet. 

Approved Executive Town Car Vehicle List 

List of make/model of vehicles approved by the Advisory Committee to operate as Executive Town Cars. Includes process to add vehicle(s) not currently on the list.

Vehicle Age Exemption (VAE)

A two-year VAE can be issued to specific vehicles over 10 years of age in the following categories: Scheduled Service, Reserved Luxury Vehicle Service, and Limited Passenger Transportation Service (LPT). Restrictions apply- see requirements here: TRN-14.28 - Administrative Rule for Private for-Hire Transportation - Vehicle Exemption.

Driver Background Check Requirements

City Code requirements and instructions for companies wishing to conduct their own background checks on employees.

Crash Report

Drivers are required to report crashes within 24 hours per City Code. Form can be emailed to Regulatory@PortlandOregon.gov or faxed to 503-865-3022.