Special Charter Certificate of Public Necessity and Convenience

Public Service Commission (PSC) and Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) certified bus companies are eligible for a special charter CPNC. Licensed ICC and PSC companies must be in full compliance with all relevant rules, regulations and requirements to operate in the City of New Orleans. Please refer to New Orleans City Code 162-190 for rules governing special charters. In order to ensure the safety of residents and visitors in New Orleans, the City regulates the issuance of special charter licenses.


Valid during time-frame approved on application only.


Further restriction and documentation may apply, please review New Orleans City Code 162-190. If you have questions, contact gtb@nola.gov or the Ground Transportation Bureau at (504) 658-7170.


  • $10.00 per day
  • $50.00 per week

Required Documents

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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.