Chauffeurs License

(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 online or by stopping at the Business License Office on the 5th Floor of the Daniel Boone Building at 701 East Broadway. 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 Report” 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.