Taxi Cab Driver License

An annual license expiring on January 31st.

This license applies to all individuals who want to drive or operate a taxicab on the streets and public ways of the City of Rockford.  You are not eligible for a license if you have been convicted of a felony.  There are very specific requirements that must be adhered to before a license can be approved.  See Code sections 29.97 thru 29.109 for full details.

To obtain a license complete the Taxi Cab Driver License Application and return it to the Police Department at the Public Safety Building.  You are required to be fingerprinted by the Police Department and can do so on Tuesdays between 6pm and 8pm at the Public Safety Building.  After you have been fingerprinted return the completed the Taxi Cab Driver License Application, two (2) Character Affidavits, three (3) recent photographs (1” X 2” in size), Valid Illinois Drivers License, supporting documentation and the appropriate license fee to the Payment Center at City Hall.  License will be issued upon approval of the application.
Compliance with all laws, ordinances and regulations of the City of Rockford including all building, zoning and fire regulations as well as all State of Illinois statutes applicable to such a licensed business or device is mandatory.

Applicant is responsible for the Fingerprinting fee.

Taxi Cab Driver License Application