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Attention all TLC Drivers!!


1. Please see requirements below: Take the TLC Driver Renewal Course The TLC Driver License Renewal Course is a new requirement for TLC Drivers with licenses expiring on or after January 1, 2022. 

TLC-licensed drivers can only have ONE valid State Driver's License, thus if you have a secondary State DMV license, you must surrender it so you could receive credit for your renewal course. The State DMV License that drivers provide the school must coincide with the one TLC has on file.  Please feel free to check if your information is up-to-date by visiting your TLC Portal at

In the event your State Driver License does not match the one TLC has on file, you must email your driving abstract from your out-of-state license, and current DMV license to the EducationUnit at  and the Licensing Inquiries Division at on the same email.

Licensees cannot take the renewal course more than 180 days after their license expiration date. Drivers are strongly encouraged to complete their requirements within 90 days of their expiration date so that they receive their new TLC Driver License on time.

Students who have TLC Driver Licenses past the final renewal date are not permitted to take the renewal class, and they must open a new application once their license is past the 180-day late renewal period.

2.Take a NYS DMV certified Defensive Driving Course if needed. We offer both in-person and online classes of the 6-hour Defensive Driving Course, which can reduce up to 4 points from your driving record.

3. Pay your renewal fee online using LARS at

4. Drug test. Each driver is required by the TLC to take a drug test 90 days before your TLC license expires. For more information, please visit the NYC TLC drug testing requirements page.

Price Packages

24-Hour Class

English - Spanish - Chinese
  • NYC Driver Institute Manual
  • Geography & Map Reading
  • Highways & Ulterior Roadway
  • TLC Rules & Regulations

TLC Renewal

  • TLC certified
  • In accordance with chapter 80-04 j (3)
  • Mandatory for all TLC renewal applicants
  • Languages offered: English, Spanish, Chinese & Bengali

Defensive Driving

  • State Certified 6-hour course
  • Sponsored by American Safety
  • Eligible for DMV point reduction

Unlimited Tutorial Class

  • Tutorial class
  • Unlimited training 24-hour course
  • Tutoring Exams

Wheelchair Accessible

  • In accordance and compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Includes training in sensitivity
  • Hands on equipment
  • Four-hour training class


Portable Electronic Device Education
  • In accordance with TLC chapter 80-14G(2)
  • Manual Included
  • 2-hour Training Manual

Online NY Defensive Driving Course

Up to 10% Auto insurance reduction for 3 years
  • New York DMV certified
  • Up to 10% insurance discount
  • Reduce up to 4 points from your driving record

ONLY $24.95