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October 2014

TCP  LICENSING SERVICES CENTER
(TCP = TRANSPORTATION CHARTER PARTY CARRIER OF PASSENGERS)

                                                   MINI-VAN MARKINGS

PARTY BUS

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THIS SECTION IS FOR UPDATING
OR MAKING CHANGES TO YOUR EXISTING LICENSE  OR OPERATION:

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BUY/SELL TCP##- A B C
BUY OR TRANSFER TCP BUSINESS: Another Way to Get into TCP Transportation Business is to Buy an existing TCP-C certificate. This section is for parties who wish to purchase an existing Business. BUY A LICENSE another is way to get in business is to Buy an existing Business .
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RENEW YOUR TCP !
RENEW YOUR TCP LICENSE : Present State Regulations require your TCP License before the 3- year Expiration Date: you cannot operate with an expired license. DON'T LET YOUR LICENSE EXPIRE ! RENEW YOUR TCP LICENSE!   Your TCP License Expires 3-years from the issue date.
 
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NEW TCP APPLICANTS
APPLICATION INFORMATION & FEES
FOR "PARTNERS"
COMMON CARRIERS TCP "A", "B" OR "P"::  SPECIALIZED TCP "S", "Z" OR "C"
CHECK THE REQUIREMENTS ●►►►
FOR TCP-License , please complete the form below , and we will verify and prepare the proper TCP Application for the type of charter business you wish to operate: we make it easy for you! All you have to do is sign the application for us to file and follow through with the Agencies.   H ERE ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COMMON-CARRIER TCP LICENSES YOU MAY SELECT FROM . COMMON-CARRIER MEANS YOU SERVE EVERYBODY THAT REQUESTS SERVICE .  If you are not sure we can help you choose TCP Type ●--●-
STATE APPLICATION FEES FOR EACH TCP LICENSE:

DIFFERENT TYPES OF TCP▼

TCP FILING FEES

WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH TCP▼

1. **tcP COMMON CARRIER Licenses ARE LICENSES THAT ALLOW YOU to serve the general public ● Charter Services including but not limited to ● Limousine PARTY-Bus Livery Car-for-hire ● Van-for-hire ● etc                       ▼ what you can do with your tcp
CLASS " A " CERTIFICATE

Limo & Livery ● Group Tours ► Charter ● Roundtrip Sightseeing

CLASS " B " CERTIFICATE

Limo & Livery ● Group Tours ► General Charter●

TCP PERMIT " P "

Limo & Livery ● Group Tours► General Charter●

2 . **specialized TCP Licenses for unique markets ● Charter Services including but not limited to ● hotair ballooning & kayaking OPERATIONS SUPPORT "TCP-C" ● roundtrip sightseeing "S" ● incidental & exclusive contacts "Z" ● etc - we always explain!
CLASS " C " CERTIFICATE Ballooning Kayaking!
TCP PERMIT " S " Roundtrip Sightseeing!
TCP PERMIT " Z " Specialized Contracts!
(NOTE:  The information you provide here is confidential and will be used only to prepare your Applications for filing with the PUC and DMV)         

ABOUT CHP INSPECTION:
R egardless of which ever license you choose above, you may still require CHP INSPECTION
IF YOUR VEHICLE SEATS MORE THAN 10 PEOPLE INCLUDING THE DRIVER. SO, PLEASE CHECK CHP INSPECTION @ $15 BELOW FOR EACH VEHICLE WITH OVER 10 PASSENGERS CAPACITY INCLUDING THE DRIVER

MY VEHICLE SEATS MORE THAN 10 PEOPLE INCLUDING THE DRIVER?

  YES   NO *

 

TCP APPLICANT INFORMATION REQUESTED

COMPANY INFORMATION *

Legal Name*
You may apply as a Corporation or a Limited Liability Company (LLC) .  The name MUST NOT include TAXI or MEDICAL in your business name
.

BUSINESS NAME: Partnership
                              LIST THE
NAMES OF ALL PARTNERS IN THE PARTNERSHIP
                                                                 OR
                                                        THEN,  YOUR DBA
                               
FICTITIOUS NAME:
dba
                               (marketing name used to sell your services - not legal name)

BUSINESS STATE:

DATE FORMED :    CORPORATION#: STATE CORPORATION OR LLC #.
                            
FEIN (aka TaxID#)::
  TaxID# required for LLC, C-Corp, Partnership, etc)*  

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If you have any employee (even office workers and or dispatchers or non-managing llc-members) you must establish and maintain
WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE .
I (WE) HAVE
EMPLOYEES : YES    No

BUSINESS CONTACT (LEAD PARTNER'S) INFORMATION:
LEAD PARTNER: (THE MAIN CONTACT OF THE PARTNERSHIP)
TITLE (Partner #1: Must be partner who speaks for the company)*
LEAD PARTNER'S DRIVER LIC:    DL ISSUE STATE:   DL EXPIRES:
E-MAIL ADDRESS: P/S ACTUAL EMAIL ADDRESS *

PHYSICAL LOCATION OF BUSINESS (WHERE YOUR DOCUMENTS ARE KEPT) *

BUSINESS ADDRESS
  SUITE/UNIT #:  
CITY:   COUNTY:  
STATE:
  ZIP CODE:
BUSINESS PHONE#:

CELL PHONE#:

TERMINAL ADDRESS = Location where you keep your Vehicle:

TERMINAL ADDRESS:
     CITY:  
COUNTY
:    STATE:   ZIP CODE:
TERMINAL PHONE#:

MAILING ADDRESS IF DIFFERENT FROM BUSINESS ADDRESS

MAILING ADDRESS:
if different from office
CITY:    STATE:
COUNTY:    ZIP CODE:
 

FOR   PARTNERSHIPS ONLY
ANY PARTNERSHIP OR, 4. OTHER  ENTITY MUST COMPLETE THIS SECTION.

 PARTNER'S: NAME, TITLE, ADDRESS,  %INTEREST

NAME TITLE ADDRESS SHARES

DON JUAN PETERS

PARTNER1

2010 MAKEMONEY AVE.,
Unit 202,
ORANGE, CA 92868

80%

 

 


VEHICLE (EQUIPMENT) DESCRIPTION:
SAFETY  CONTACT:
WHO IN YOUR COMPANY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SAFETY & VEHICLE MAINTENANCE

STATE REGISTERED:

                                     CA or OTHER STATE?
PLATE #:

               COMMERCIAL PLATE IF AVAILABLE
VIN NUMBER - VIN# = REQUIRED
VEHICLE ID# (VIN#):
*
                           
VIN NUMBER IS USUALLY 17-CHARACTERS LONG FOR MOST US-MADE
                            VEHICLES: MAY BE DIFFERENT FOR FOREIGN CARS. LETS START WITH
                            ONE CAR AND ADD MORE LATER = ITS EASY!
NUMBER OF SEATS:

                                  (how many passengers, include driver)
                                  Any vehicle carrying more than 10 persons including the driver
                                  requires CHP Inspection; and must be operated by a  driver
                                  possessing a "Class B or Class A"  or better class 
                                  driver  license (DL).


VEHICLE TYPE:

(SELECT ONE)
KEY TO VEHICLE TYPE: LIMO = Stretch Limo; CAR = Sedan; BUS = Motor-coach/Bus; VAN = Any Van; SUV = Any SUV; SW = Station Wagon.

ABOUT YOUR EQUIPMENT
!
HOW DO YOU PLAN TO GET YOUR VEHICLE?
VEHICLE MAY BE OWNED, FINANCED OR LEASED BY THE PARTY APPLYING FOR THE TCP LICENSE . Remember to tell "car-seller or dealership" you need to register the car for commercial use (commercial registration is needed to obtain a PUC-decal or Livery-Plate). NO RENTAL-CARS!

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WILL BE USED TO MAKE YOUR BUSINESS ESTIMATES REQUIRED BY THE PUC:

VEHICLE IS:
 
BY APPLICANT (select one)

MAKE: (e.g.: Chevy, Cadillac, Lincoln, .........)
MODEL:
(e.g.: suburban, escalade, mks, towncar.....)
COLOR:
(e.g.: black, white, .....)

MODEL YEAR: (say 19_ _; 20_ _; etc.)

STRETCH INCHES:


(
say  70", 120" or 180", etc.
All Stretched Limousines, Luxury Cars/Sedans or SUVs)
LIVERY PLATE:   YES   NO
                              ABOUT LIVERY PLATE OR DECALS:
                               Special DMV Livery-Plate is required in California to operate a limousine
                               seating 10 or less passenger including the driver. You will be issued a
                               special "Decal" by the PUC for vehicles that seat more than 10 passengers
                               including the driver. Either case Applicants are required to produce a
                               commercial registration from the DMV:
                                                 Limousines may be standard or stretched Sedans or SUVs.
                                   Only ask for commercial registration from the DMV (not livery plate) at
                                   the outset of the application process: you must show vehicle title of
                                   ownership and or title-holder's permission to get a commercial registration.


HANDICAP ACCESS: YES
    NO

CA NUMBER:   (if issued)
(CA# - issued by CHP if your vehicle seats more than 10 passengers including driver:
such a vehicle requires CHP inspection)


DRIVER INFORMATION:*

REF: PUC GENERAL ORDER 157-D Part 5.01/ THE ONLY PEOPLE THAT MAY DRIVE FOR YOU ARE...

# DESCRIPTION REQUIRED
1. EMPLOYEE DRIVER WORKERS' COMP.
2. OWNER / OFFICERS / LLC-MANAGERS

May be Exempted

3. SUB-CONTRACTOR (must hold own TCP) per PUC/GO-157-D (pt.3.04)

LICENSE STATE:
DRIVER LICENSE: (Driver License No. - DL)
DATE OF BIRTH: (DOB)
DRIVER'S NAME: First, Middle, Last
 
DL CLASS:     ENDORSEMENT SPAB, P = Passenger ...

DL EXPIRES:

Tour-Bus (vehicles carrying more than 10 passengers including
the driver) must possess "Class B or Class A"  or better DL.

REQUESTER#:
Your DMV "Pull Notice Contract#"
Did you get your DMV Requester# already? If not, we will get you one. You are required to use your PIN# to pull your driver's DMV records. For public safety, always screen your drivers through the dmv
     

COMMERCIAL INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS & AGENT INFORMATION:
COMMERCIAL INSURANCE LIMITS REQUIRED
NUMBER OF  PASSENGERS REQUIRED INSURANCE COVERAGE PREMIUM
7 Passengers + DRIVER $750,000 ?AGENT
8 to 14 Passengers + DRIVER $1,500,000 ?AGENT
15 or more Passengers + DRIVER $5,000,000 ?AGENT

Check here : You must plan ahead for a commercial car-registration and a commercial Insurance Agent /Broker at the time of the Application. We may find you an Insurance Agent, if you have not already found one.

 

DRUG TEST PROGRAM (CONSULTANT INFORMATION):     

You must have an Approved Drug-Program Consultant at the time of the Application. We may find you a Consultant from the PUC List, if you have not already chosen one. This consultant will be testing your drivers on a random basis for alcohol and other controlled substances such as drugs for public safety and the side benefit of protecting your company.

CONTACT:      TITLE:
Company Name:
Address: STE#:
CITY:
STATE:   ZIP CODE:
TELEPHONE:
FAX:
E-mail:
 
 

  OUR FEES AND CHARGES:

* ITEM  

  DESCRIPTION

  FEES
       
   

TCP/ DMV APPLICATIONS + A BASIC OPERATOR'S GUIDE (a full service): WE PREPARE THE APPLICATIONS, YOU SIGN, AND WE FILE AND FOLLOW THROUGH FOR YOU. And then we work with your cooperation to meet the requirements:  we also offer you a Basic Operators Guide/FOLDER .
    We follow-up; AND, work with you to meet the requirements such as commercial insurance, drug-program, and others, so the State may issue you the proper license for your transportation business.  Fee ---

 

See PUC APPLICATION FILING FEES at top of this page ▲▲

SUBMIT YOUR TCP/DMV APPLICATION INFORMATION AND WE WILL SEND YOU AN INVOICE FOR PAYMENT. You can pay with Credit-Card, PayPal or Check.

 

We now accept payment by credit/debit cards or by check.....

I wish to pay by creditcard

I wish to pay by Check or Transfer

 

PLEASE, SUBMIT THE FORM AND WE WILL CALL YOU FOR PAYMENT: 323-498-5070

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION:
(Use box below to describe the specific type of transportation service you
intend to provide): PROVIDE ANY EXPERIENCE IN TRANSPORTATION OR RELATED BUSINESS THAT MAY HELP YOU IN YOUR PROPOSED FOR-HIRE ( TCP ) CHARTER TRANSPORTATION  BUSINESS. REMEMBER, HOW QUICKLY IT GETS DONE DEPENDS ON YOU! SUBMIT AND WE TALK ABOUT IT.

 
 

 

T CP Application DESCRIPTIONS
TCP stands for " Transportation Charter Party Carrier of Passengers". There are two (2) **classifications of TCP licenses as follows:

  • Common Carriers, and

  • Specialized Contract Carriers .

TCP Requirements
Learn from the best! No rumors, no guessing, no lying!

  1. One SAFE VEHICLE (car, limousine, van suv, bus, rickshaw, stationwagon, motorbike, etc) - Your BEST Company/Owner Applicant Vehicle/Car...........

  2. One QUALIFIED DRIVER (prefer with passenger endorsement; say B/P) - Use your best qualified Owner-Driver or an Employee-driver,

  3. Establish DMV Pull Notice Program ( PNP ), and Enroll all Drivers in the PNP = Screen Driver Records,

  4. Establish a Controlled Substances Management Program for your company; and Enroll All Drivers for Random Drug & Alcohol Testing .

  5. Commercial Car-Registration , Auto Insurance.  Ask your local DMV if your vehicle can be Registered as a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV); especially, if you have a Salvaged Vehicle .

  6. WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE: TO COVER ALL EMPLOYEES. An employee, with respect to Workers' Comp. Insurance coverage, in transportation business, includes anyone working for/with an owner operator, a Non managing member of an LLC , or share holders of a corporation who are not officers of the corporation but work for the corporation, and

  7. New Law requires TWO FIRE EXTINGUISHERS for every stretched limousines and extended length vehicles. One with the driver and the other in the passenger compartment in conspicuous display; and will be checked by the CHP and other authorities.

Passenger Carriers
Remember, "passenger carriers (limousines, airport shuttles, charter and scheduled bus operators, and others) are only allowed to operate after providing evidence of
insurance (financial responsibility) and other highway safety related documentation to the PUC.

Alcohol in Limousines:
Minors are not allowed to drink alcoholic beverages in limousines. If any minor in possession of alcoholic beverage, the driver is required to return the minor to where he/she was picked up and the contract be terminated."





















 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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