City of Jacksonville


Motor Vehicle Inspections

The Motor Vehicle Inspection Branch (MVI) monitors and regulates the vehicle-for-hire industry, including taxi cabs, limousines and wreckers.

Vehicle For Hire and Driver Certifications

The following forms and instructions apply to anyone seeking Vehicle For Hire and Driver Certifications. The forms are in Adobe Acrobat format. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you may download it free from Adobe by clicking here.

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Forms and Applications

Motor Vehicle Inspection Reports

School Bus Inspections

School bus in a garage.

All Duval County public school buses are inspected regularly pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 680.104. MVI also provides a comprehensive safety inspection, on privately owned vehicles, which includes steering components, brake systems, lights, horn and wipers for a nominal fee of $5.00.

Located at:

Motor vehicle inspection station.1251 Jesse St.
Jacksonville, FL 32206
Telephone: 904-630-0814

Office Hours: 7 4 p.m., Monday - Friday

Vehicle for hire regulation is governed by Chapter 220 of the Municipal Code and encompasses all aspects of the industry. Background checks are done on all owners, officers, directors, and drivers at both the local and state level. Taxi cabs are inspected every 120 days.