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As of Monday, Oct 15, the DMV Ticket Processing System is available for ticket payments and submissions of online adjudication requests. For those ticket fines which doubled on Friday, Oct 12, we will remove the late penalty, and you can pay the original fine on Tuesday, Oct. 16. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Documents Required to Obtain or Renew a DFHV License

Taxicab and limousine owners can obtain or renew a DFHV license for their vehicles at all DC DMV service centers. To obtain or renew your license, you will need a completed application and the following documents:

  • Fully executed DFHV One Stop Form, available at the link below:
  • DFHV One Stop Form
  • DC inspection verification sheet
  • Driver license
  • Vehicle registration card
  • Face card
  • Copy of current business license or occupancy permit if you are registering a taxi in the name of a business
  • Copy of the letter from the DC Office of Tax and Revenue verifying you have registered for taxes.

NOTE: All “for hire” vehicles, including new vehicles with a certificate of origin, must pass emission and safety inspection. For hire vehicles must be inspected every 12 months in order to maintain a “for hire” vehicle registration.
 

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