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Becoming a Transportation Network Company driver

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How to Apply for a Transportation Network Driver’s Licence

To legally drive for a Transportation Network Company in Calgary, you must be affiliated with a company.

All Transportation Network Driver’s must obtain a licence (TNDL). To apply for your licence, visit us at our Livery Transport Services office during the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

In order to become a licensed Transportation Network Company driver, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must provide proof of registration with a City-licensed Transportation Network Company;
  • You must provide a police information check, with vulnerable sector check (for new applications), dated no older than 60 days. To obtain the police check, you may attend in person at any Calgary Police district office or apply on-line (ePIC) click here for details. If you live outside Calgary you must attend your local police jurisdiction to complete the check;
  • You must provide a valid Alberta driver’s licence Class 1, 2 or 4, in good standing with no more than 9 demerit points;
  • You must provide proof of status to legally work in Canada. Proof of status includes: Canadian birth certificate, Canadian citizenship card, permanent resident's card or current work permit;
  • You must provide a valid vehicle registration, including a letter of authorization if applicant is not the registered owner of the vehicle;
  • You must provide valid vehicle insurance confirming proper commercial insurance;
  • You must provide proof of a Government of Alberta Motor Vehicle Record of Inspection, or an Enhanced Livery Vehicle Inspection Standards dated within 30 days of application.


Once all the required information has been verified, depending on the payment fee option  selected by the Transportation Network Company, you may need to pay a $229 licensing fee to Livery Transport Services.

All successful applicants will receive a letter confirming they are licensed as a Transportation Network Company driver.