Taxi and Towing





The following must be submitted with your application:


  • A signed and notarized Tow Car application.
  • Copy of your current liability insurance certificate.
  • Copies of valid vehicle registrations and proof of insurance for each truck.
  • Copy of current Surety Bond ($2000.00).
  • A check or money order made payable to City of Long Beach for the appropriate fee:
    • $200 for a new applicant (includes your first truck)
    • $150 for a renewal applicant (includes your first truck)
    • $100 for each additional truck
    • $100 Late Fee for any renewal applications received after March 1st.

Please Note:

  • License is valid from March 1st to the last day of February (28th/29th).
  • Please return the application, fee, insurance certificates and $2000.00 Surety Bond to:

City of Long Beach

City Clerk

1W. Chester Street

Long Beach,NY11561





  • License is valid from March 1st to the last day of February (28th/29th).
  • Complete the license application.  ALL sections must be completed (i.e. Driving Background and Criminal Record). Incomplete applications will not be accepted
  • Have your doctor complete the medical section.  The doctor must answer all questions and sign and stamp the application.  
  • The application must be signed and the signature notarized.
  • You must have a valid class A, C or E New York State Driver’s License.
  • The fee for a taxi license is $50.00, payable by check or money order made out to City of Long Beach.
  • Bring the completed application to Police Headquarters, Photo - I.D. Section, together with your valid New York State Driver's License.  The photo for your license will be taken at this time.  Applications are accepted Monday – Friday 10am - 2:30pm. Renewal applications not requiring a new photo can be submitted Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm.

  • After processing is completed by the Police Department, you may pick up your license in the Office of the City Clerk after paying the $50.00 fee.  The hack license will then be issued.   Please allow at least one week to process your application

 New Applicants:

If this is your first time getting a license (or your license has lapsed for more than one year), you must be fingerprinted. Fingerprinting is done by:

Morpho Trust
(877) 472-6915

 You need to provide the following information before being fingerprinted:
• ORI# - Call the LB Police Dept, ID Section for this number - (516) 431-1800
• Reason being printed (Taxi Driver’s License)
• Zip Code
• Personal Info (Name, Address, DOB)

There is a processing fee – payable by money order, check, or credit card (No Cash) – Please contact Morpho Trust for their current rate.

Please allow at least one week to process your application.

You will be contacted when your license is ready for pickup.