Rental vehicles

Rental vehicles (U-drive) are rented by the hour, day, week, or month, without a driver.

To operate a rental car in Vancouver, you need a vehicles for hire licence from the City of Vancouver for a rental car.

This licence does not include vehicles leased on a yearly basis or longer.

Rental vehicle licence fees

Application (non-refundable) $52.00
Office licence  $129.00

Per vehicle licence

  • 4 or more wheels
  • 3 or less wheels

 

 $45.00

$12.00

Contact the Vehicles For Hire Inspector

Contact the inspector to:

  • Ask questions
  • Book an appointment for new applications and renewals

Phone: 604-873-7555

praneeta.simadri@vancouver.ca

Apply for a Vehicles for Hire licence

Vehicles for hire licence application form (136.30 KB)
If you want to operate a vehicle that others hire to transport people or property in the City of Vancouver, complete a Vehicles for hire licence application.

Vehicles for hire home-based office licence application form (44.89 KB)
If your vehicles for hire office operates from your Vancouver home, complete the Vehicles for hire home-based licence application.