The City of Eugene has granted both Lyft and UBER Public Passenger Vehicle Licenses to operate in Eugene-Springfield. All people interested in driving for a Transportation Network Company (TNC) in Eugene-Springfield must obtain a Driver Certification from the City of Eugene.
How to Obtain a Driver Certification from the City
Driver Certification applications and instructions are posted online. The cost of the annual certification is $65, paid at the time of application.
To obtain a Driver Certification from the City of Eugene one must be at least 21 years old. An interested person will first need to apply and register online with the licensed Transportation Network Company (TNC) of their choice. Once the interested driver is approved by the TNC they will fill out the Public Passenger Vehicle Driver Certification application and come into the Atrium Building, located at 99 West 10th Avenue in Eugene. The interested driver will need to bring with them:
- A Valid State-Issued Driver's License
- Completed Application (paper copies will be available on-site)
- Form of Payment (cash, money order, or Visa or MC - $65)
- Completed Vehicle Inspection Form (can be obtained from the TNC)
- Proof of Personal Automobile Insurance
- Proof of vetting by a licensed TNC (will be in the app)
Once the Driver Certification application process has been completed with the City of Eugene, including payment of the fee, the person will be issued a Driver Certification immediately. Drivers will need to then inquire with the TNC for next steps.
Driver Certification Hours Sept. 10-14
To apply for a City of Eugene Driver Certification, visit the City's Business License Office at 99 West 10th Avenue in Eugene during the following hours:
- Monday: 9-11:30 a.m.
- Tuesday: 1:30-5 p.m.
- Wednesday: Noon-6 p.m.
- Thursday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Friday: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.