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Transportation Network Company Pilot Project

What documents, approvals and fees you need to apply for a Transportation Network Company (TNC) licence, as well as driver and vehicle requirements.

To operate in Mississauga, the TNC will need to provide the following:

  • AnĀ Owner Licence Application
  • The name, phone number and email of an authorized representative of the TNC
  • A list of all drivers working for the TNC including their full names, licence plate numbers and the year, make and model of their vehicles
  • Sworn declaration that all drivers have provided the required paperwork
  • Insurance certificate with commercial general liability insurance for $5,000,000. The City must be named as additional insured with an indemnity clause in favour of the City.
  • Sworn declaration that the TNC will maintain and deliver data securely and ensure all of their drivers maintain driver requirements
  • A report from an independent third party auditor, if requested

If the company is a corporation, you’ll also need:

  • Articles of incorporation or other incorporating documents (from the Province of Ontario or Government of Canada)
  • List of directors

If the company is a partnership, you’ll also need:

  • Name and address of each partner
  • Registered business address and contact information of TNC

Licence fee

To operate in Mississauga, the TNC will need to pay the annual TNC licensing fee of $20,000.

All drivers must provide an:

  • An acceptable criminal and driving record
  • Automobile liability insurance for $2,000,000 with a Ride Sharing Policy
  • An annual Safety Standards Certificate

Drivers must only accept trips requested through the TNC app. Drivers can only carry a maximum of seven passengers at one time (excluding the driver themselves).

All TNC vehicles must:

  • Be four door and a maximum of seven model years old
  • Be registered in Ontario
  • Both the exterior and interior must be clean and in good repair
  • Have working seat belts, heating, air conditioning and GPS navigation
  • Be equipped with snow tires or all weather tires from December 1 to April 30

For more information, please contact 311 (905-615-4311 outside City limits) or emailĀ tnclicensing@mississauga.ca.

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