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Apply for a Private for Hire Transporation Permit and Access the Online Portal

Service
Private for-hire companies and individual drivers must apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to operate in the city. Private for-hire vehicles include taxis, TNCs like Uber or Lyft, limos, pedicabs, party buses, executive sedans, town cars, non-emergency medical transport, carriages.

This form should take 5-10 minutes to fill out. Permits typically issued within 30 days.

Gather your information

Please review the requirements for company, vehicle, and driver permits here:

Permit requirements and resources

Apply through our online portal

Private for-hire transportation permit portal

Contact

PBOT Private For-Hire Transportation

Regulatory Program

phone number503-823-7483

Messages and emails are returned Monday-Friday. Customer Service office is closed until further notice.

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fax number503-865-3047