This license applies to all individuals who want to drive or operate a taxicab on the streets and public ways of the City of Rockford. You are not eligible for a license if you have been convicted of a felony. There are very specific requirements that must be adhered to before a license can be approved. See Code sections 29.97 through 29.109 for full details.
To obtain a license complete the Taxi Cab Driver License Application and return it to the Customer Service Center, City Hall 1st floor. You must have a valid Illinois Driver's License, provide a State background check, and the appropriate license fee submitted with your application. License will be issued after all compliance with laws, ordinances and regulations of the City of Rockford are met.