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Transportation of Passengers Broker

Type of Operation

Transportaton of Passengers Broker


A person who arranges for transportation of passengers by companies authorized by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles to transport passengers and who is not a motor carrier or an employee or agent of a motor carrier.

Authority Document


Operating Requirements

  • Under this type of license, you can only broker the transportation of passengers for pick up and delivery within Virginia.
  • You can only arrange for the transportation of passengers with companies that are authorized by the Virginia DMV to conduct such operations.
  • A broker's license does not authorize the holder to provide the actual passenger transportation.

Tariff and Time Schedule Requirements


Insurance Requirements


Bond Requirements

You are required to keep a surety bond or letter of credit in the amount of $25,000 on file with DMV's Motor Carrier Services. (See Passenger Carrier and Passenger Broker Bond, form OA435 or the passenger irrevocable letter of credit, form OA447.)

Filing Fees

$50 filing fee

$3 for a duplicate license

Miscellaneous Requirements

Address Change - You must report any new address to DMV's Motor Carriers Services within 30 days.

Discontinuing Service - If you go out of business or stop providing the service authorized, you must notify DMV in writing within 30 days.