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As a regulatory body, the for-hire licensing group of the Records and Licensing Services (RALS) division needs to ensure that the cost of providing for-hire regulatory services is covered by for-hire fees.


Taxicab or for-hire vehicle license fees

Taxicab or for-hire vehicle license $100.00
Wheelchair accessible taxicab license No fee
Taxicab or for-hire vehicle license late fee $45.00
Vehicle equipment change $75.00
Change of owner:





Replace taxicab plate $25.00
Vehicle inspection rescheduling fee $25.00

For-hire driver fees (except transportation network company drivers)

Driver license $24.00
Driving abstract Per charge authorized by RCW 46.52.130
License late fee $15.00
ID photo $1.00
Fingerprinting Per charge authorized by RCW 10.97.100
Replacement license $5.00
Training fee Per contract
Rescheduling fee $15.00

Taxicab association or for-hire vehicle company license fee

One to fifteen vehicles $65.00
Sixteen to twenty-five vehicles $125.00
Twenty-six or more vehicles $250.00
Late fee $100.00

Transportation network company (TNC) quarterly fee

For all rides originating in unincorporated King County or any municipality that contracts with the County for TNC operations $0.23 per ride

Wheelchair accessible vehicle surcharge

Each taxicab licensee, for-hire vehicle licensee, or TNC company pays
Note: for taxicabs, this surcharge is included in the meter drop charge of $2.60

$0.10 per ride


TTY Relay 711

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday thru Friday