City Clerk Licenses and Permits

Contact Information
Office of the City Clerk
101 First Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Phone: 319-286-5060   
Fax: 888-966-0171
Hours 
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Transportation Licenses

Taxicabs and limousines

Taxicab and limousine drivers picking up customers within city limits must submit a completed license application and criminal history background check form to the City Clerk's Office. Applicants must have a Class D (chauffeur's) or commercial Iowa driver's license. Taxi and limo driver licenses are valid for one year from the date of issuance.

Fee: $20 for the license plus $15 for the Iowa criminal history background check

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Background check form 


Owners of vehicles being used as taxicabs and limousines
must submit a completed license application, a copy of the vehicle registration and a Certificate of Liability Insurance to the City Clerk's Office. Owners must also either provide an Iowa Department of Transportation inspection report or have the vehicle inspected by the City's Fleet Division, and taxi vehicles must have a City meter inspection as well. All taxi and limousine vehicle licenses expire June 30.

Fee: $40 if issued between July and December or $20 if issued between January and June, plus $30 if a City Fleet Division inspection is requested; no cost for meter inspection

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Operators of taxicab and limousine businesses
must submit a completed license application to the City Clerk's Office along with a criminal history background check form for each business owner. All taxi and limousine business licenses expire June 30.

Fee: $50 for the license plus $15 for each Iowa criminal history background check

Get the application 

Background check form 


Pedicabs

Pedicab drivers operating within city limits must submit a completed license application and criminal history background check form to the City Clerk's Office. Pedicab driver licenses are valid for one year from the date of issuance.

Fee: $20 for the license plus $15 for the Iowa criminal history background check

Get the application 

Background check form 


Owners of vehicles being used as pedicabs
must submit a completed license application and a Certificate of Liability Insurance to the City Clerk's Office. Owners must also have the vehicle inspected by the City's Fleet Division. Pedicab vehicle licenses are valid for one year from the date of issuance.

Fee: $40 for the license plus $25 for the City Fleet Division inspection

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Operators of pedicab businesses
must submit a completed license application to the City Clerk's Office along with a criminal history background check form for each business owner. Pedicab business licenses are valid for one year from the date of issuance.

Fee: $50 for the license plus $15 for each Iowa criminal history background check

Get the application 

Background check form 


Ambulances

Ambulance drivers and attendants working within city limits must submit a completed license application and criminal history background check form to the City Clerk's Office. Applicants must have a Class D (chauffeur's) or commercial Iowa driver's license. Ambulance driver and attendant licenses are valid for two years from the date of issuance.

Fee: $25 for the license plus $15 for the Iowa criminal history background check

Get the application 

Background check form 


Owners of ambulance vehicles
must submit a completed license application and a Certificate of Liability Insurance to the City Clerk's Office. Owners must also either provide an inspection report or have the vehicle inspected by the City's Fleet Division. All ambulance vehicle licenses expire June 30.

Fee: $50

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Operators of ambulance businesses
must submit a completed license application to the City Clerk's Office. All ambulance business licenses expire June 30.

Fee: No cost

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