Ground Transportation Office

The Ground Transportation Office administers city code provisions around vehicle-for-hire services, such as:

  • Taxicabs
  • Limousines
  • Shuttles
  • Group cycles
  • Horse-drawn carriages
  • Other vehicle-for-hire passenger vehicles

In addition to working with businesses that hold or are applying for operating licenses in Fort Worth, the ground transportation coordinator works directly with the local hospitality industry and other jurisdictions. 

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Operating License

To obtain operating authority for your vehicle-for-hire business:

There is a $500 fee, due at time of application, to obtain an operating license. The fee is non-refundable.

The operating license is valid for two years and is non-transferable.

Rules and Regulations


Step 2.Submit application to:

Transportation and Public Works

Ground Transportation Office The City of Fort Worth

909 Taylor Street

Fort Worth, Texas 76102


Fax 817-392-6781