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Transportation Network Company (TNC) Permit (Rideshare, e.g. Uber, Lyft) Print This Page

Annual permit for the operation of a Transportation Network Company (TNC) in Iowa. A TNC uses a digital network to connect riders with drivers who provide prearranged rides. A TNC shall not operate or conduct business in the state without a permit issued pursuant to Iowa Code chapter 321N. The department shall review each application to determine if the company is in compliance with the provisions in Iowa Code chapter 321N.
Contact Information
Department of Transportation
6310 S.E. Convenience Blvd
Ankeny IA, 50021(map)
Vehicle and Motor Carrier Servicesomcs@iowadot.us
P: (515) 237-3268

License Details

Code Citation
Iowa Code 321N
Who Applies
A Transportation network company that operates in this state and uses a digital network to connect transportation network company riders to transportation network company drivers who provide prearranged rides.
When To Apply
Before operating in the state.
Initial Requirements
Return completed application form, supporting documents, and all fees to Iowa DOT.
Duration
One year.
Processing Time
1-5 business days depending on document verification
Fee Structure
Annual Permit: $5,000
Renewal Requirements
Must renew annually, requirements are the same as initial application.
Exam
Does not pertain
Additional Information
None
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