Get your license: Transportation network company

Learn the requirements and how to apply for a license to operate a transportation network company.

Who needs a license?

You must be licensed to use a digital network to connect passengers with transportation network company (TNC) drivers to provide prearranged rides. This does not include for-hire transportation services.

How to apply

Follow the steps below to apply for a transportation network company license.

Note: We issue this license, but the Department of Revenue's Business Licensing Service (BLS) processes it. BLS prints it on the business license they provide. They refer to licenses we issue as endorsements to the business license.

1. Gather the required documents

Complete a Business License Application form.

2. Submit your application

You must pay the transportation network company license fees when you apply. Choose the method that works best for you.

Apply for your license online

You'll receive your license faster by applying and paying online.

Apply online at the Department of Revenue's website.

Apply for your license by mail

Mail your form and a check or money order for the license and plate fees (payable to the Department of Revenue) to:

Department of Revenue
Business Licensing Service
PO Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034

After you apply

You'll receive your license at the address on file within 14 business days.

Need additional help? Here's how to contact us:

call Phone: 360-705-6741
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