Anyone who operates a limousine service must have a commercial driver's license issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles and possess a permit to carry passengers issued by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).
Department of Motor Vehicles
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
The CPUC website has extensive information about requirements for permits. Consumers can also file a complaint against a limousine service on the CPUC website.
Consumers who wish to verify that limousine companies are licensed can check the database on the CPUC website at www.cpuc.ca.gov