Before you begin
See How to open a new business
Companies must have a central place of business within 12 miles of Minneapolis City Hall.
Drivers may accept passengers only through the mobile app.
Drivers may not:
- Look for potential passengers
- Accept passengers standing near their car
- Drop off passengers at taxi stands, bus zones or no stopping zones
Contact the rideshare company if you're interested in becoming a driver.
Schedule annual inspections at an authorized garage.
See authorized garages
Keep your inspection report in your car.
Keep proof of insurance in your car.
Display the company emblem on your windshield and car window:
- Lyft is a pink, square “lyft” sticker.
- Uber X is a black, square “UBER” sticker.
See Ride-Share Company application
Submit your application
Submit your application to Business Licenses & Consumer Services
If you have questions, contact:
Report concerns about a business
The information on this page should serve only as guidelines.
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Business Licenses & Consumer Services
Community Planning & Economic Development
Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415
7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday – Friday