Chauffeurs License

NOTE:  CURRENT 2020 TAXI DRIVE/CHAUFFEUR LICENSES ARE IN EFFECT UNTIL JULY 31, 2020.

(Sections 28-111 through 28-121, Columbia Code of Ordinances)

Each person driving a taxi or limousine for a company licensed within the City must obtain a Chauffeurs License. Application forms are available onlineopens PDF file .  Each chauffeur’s license shall expire on the 30th day of June on an annual basis, unless renewed by that date for another year. Applicants must also present a letter of intent to hire from their company. 

How much are the application fees? 

  • The license application fee is $20.00
  • A criminal records check from the applicant’s resident state will be obtained by the Business License Office upon completion of a “Disclosure and Authorization Form to Obtain Background Reportopens PDF file ” by the applicant.  The fee for a Missouri records check is $17.  Please contact the Business License Office to obtain the fee for out of state records checks.