Taxi Operator Permit - DCA

Reagan National Airport taxi operators download permit application forms here

Effective February 8, 2016, the Taxicab Permit Office will cease accepting new applications. The Taxicab Permit Office will process, in order received, the pending applications. Read about it here.

Effective January 15, 2016, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will not allow “parking” of an Airport Taxicab Operator’s Permit for any reason. Effective that date, Permits will expire on the date stamped on the permit, although there will be a 30 day grace period in which a permit can be renewed without submitting to the geography test. Read more about it here.

Taxicab Permit Office

Located at Terminal A 2nd Floor Room 296
Phone: 703-417-0981

**The Airport Authority normally follows the OPM guidelines for the Federal holidays closings and any other delayed openings and early closings.**

Applicants are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Both forms must be typed and printed before coming to the permit office (click to download):

Please check the last page of the Taxi Operator STA Form for a list of acceptable forms of identification that must be presented with your completed forms to the Taxicab Permit Office.

Effective October 14, 2013, the fee for a Security Threat Assessment (STA) is $11.00.

Ronald Reagan National Airport Taxi Operator's Permit Applicants, as of October 14, 2013, are required to complete a Security Threat Assessment (STA) in addition to the regular Taxi Operators Permit Application Form. Please complete both the Taxi Operators Permit and STA form (links below) and bring the forms to the Taxicab Permit Office.

Effective February 8, 2016:


The Taxicab Permit Office will cease accepting new applications


The Taxicab Permit Office will process, in the order in which they were received, the 300 applications that it has pending only as necessary to keep the number of outstanding permits at 1,500.


If an individual has a pending application on file and wishes to withdraw his or her application, the Authority will refund all application fees the applicant has paid.  Such applicants should contact the Taxicab Permit Office at 703-417-0981.