City of Los Angeles Taxi Service
There are nine franchise taxi operators in the City of Los Angeles who operate more than 2300 taxis. Be sure before boarding any taxi in the city of Los Angeles that you look for the official City of Los Angeles Taxicab Seal. Taxicabs bearing this seal are insured, have trained drivers and are regularly inspected by the City of Los Angeles. Any cab without the seal is a bandit cab with no legal authorization to operate in the City. Click above for more information about the City of Los Angeles authorized taxi companies, their telephone numbers, and service areas.

To reach LADOT customer service regarding complaints or commendations, please call 1-800-501-0999.



A Message
from the Los Angeles Taxicab Administrator


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Drink responsibly, don't drink and drive, ever!

If your car has been impounded as an illegal taxicab or vehicle for hire, click here.

Form/Application Downloads

Taxi Driver/Attendent Permit Application (PDF)
Please note the application must be submitted on a single two-sided sheet, and must have original signatures from an authorized company representative.

Taxi Vehicle Permit Application (PDF)

Non-taxi Vehicle Permit Application (PDF)

Owner, Manager and Supervisor Background Check Form (PDF)
Please note the form must be submitted on a single two-sided sheet, and must have original signatures from an authorized company representative.

 

For other information about the Los Angeles Department of Transportation, visit LADOT's main website