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) $58
Office licence  $151

Per vehicle licence

  • 4 or more wheels
  • 3 or less wheels




Contact the vehicles for hire inspector

Phone: 604-873-7555

Apply for a Vehicles for Hire licence

Vehicles for hire licence application form (170.26 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.