Certificate of Public Necessity and Convenience Renewal


  • Renewal Applicants must have an active CPNC for the previous year.


  • If renewed by Renewal Deadline:
    • General: $150.00
    • Courtesy: $300
    • Animal drawn: $300
    • AT (Wheelchair-accessible) Taxi: $300
  • Unless scheduled for a later date, in the month following the renewal deadline, a renewal fee and penalty of $150.00 
  • Unless scheduled for a later date, in the 2nd month following the renewal deadline,  $150.00 penalty for the first month plus $150 penalty for the second month $150.00. 
  • CPNCs not renewed within 3 months of the Expiration Date (within 2 months of the Renewal Deadline) will be suspended and set for revocation

Required Documents

Each holder (partner or principal officer if applying as a corporation, partnership, or LLC), is required to submit the following information individually. Documents may be submitted in hard copy or digitally via flash drive or CD – digital submissions must contain scans of live signatures.

  • One Completed Application PAGE 1 & PAGE 4 for each individual (partner or principal officer if applying as a corporation, partnership, or LLC) Do not leave blanks: note N/A if not applicable. Please note that an incomplete application will not be accepted. Application must be completed, signed and notarized
  • If address has changed, Proof of Residency for a period greater than six (6) months Documents accepted: Utility bill, Water bill, Landline Telephone bill, Mortgage, Homestead Exemption, or Notarized Rental Agreement (If bill is in the name of a spouse, copy of marriage certificate must also be supplied)

Each CPNC Holder must submit

  • City of New Orleans Occupational License

Each CPNC Holder Business ONLY (corporation, partnership, or LLC) must submit

The following items must be submitted for each CPNC Number

  • One Completed Application Vehicle Information Section of PAGE 3 per CPNC.
  • Line Letter. A letter from the for hire vehicle company under which the CPNC will be operating. If the holder has multiple Taxi CPNCs on the same line, then all may be listed on the same line letter submitted once.
  • Proof of required insurance. Accepted documents: Certificate of Liability Insurance / Declaration Page
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Pay Fees. Forms of payments accepted: Check, money order or cashier’s check payable to The City of New Orleans or Mastercard / Visa / Discover credit card. 
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1300 Perdido Street 6W03 New Orleans, LA 70112


The Ground Transportation Bureau office is closed to the public. All applications must be emailed to gtb@nola.gov. Payments may be paid online or mailed to our office.

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