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Sightseeing Bus License

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Sightseeing Guide License
Commuter Van Vehicle License
Black Car Vehicle License
New Application Fees Fees Vary HOW TO APPLY
Application Reviewed Within 2 Weeks AFTER YOU APPLY
Renewal Fees $100 Per Bus OPERATING & RENEWING
Renewal Cycle 2 Years OPERATING & RENEWING


City Consumer and Worker Protection, Department of

A Sightseeing Bus License is required to operate a vehicle that carries eight or more paying passengers to places of interest or amusement or for a specific or special trip from a starting point within New York City. The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) issues this license.

NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)

Licensing Center

42 Broadway, Lobby

New York NY 10004

For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Sightseeing Bus License

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