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Sightseeing Bus License

After You Apply

After you submit your application

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    By law, DCWP must inspect all licensed sightseeing buses. DCWP will contact you by email to schedule an appointment. If you fail to produce all of your licensed sightseeing buses for inspection, your company’s Sightseeing Bus License may be subject to revocation or suspension. Please contact DCWP’s Business Compliance Counsel at with any questions about DCWP’s inspection process.

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      Within two weeks of DCWP receiving all required materials, applicants will receive one of the following notifications by mail with the status of their license application.
      -If the application is approved, DCWP will issue the applicant a license document.
      -If the application requires additional information, DCWP will notify the applicant by mail with instructions on how to submit this information. If the applicant does not submit the requested materials to DCWP within 10 days of receiving this notification letter, the application will be denied. 
      -If the application is denied, DCWP will provide an explanation for the denial and information about the reapplication process.