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Non Emergency Medical Vehicle Operator

For operators who engage in the transporting of sick and disabled persons in a non emergency medical vehicle

Owner must be at least 18 years of age. 

City employees are exempt from licensing.

How to Get a Business License

  • Individual Questionnaire  
  • Valid drivers license
  • Affidavit of Lawful Presence  accompanied by
  • Secure and Verifiable Identification 
  • Valid statement from a licensed physician reciting that the applicant has been examined by the physician within sixty (60) days preceding the date of the application and has been found to be free of any physical or mental defects that would affect the ability of the applicant to perform satisfactorily the functions of a non emergency medical vehicle operator (a current DOT card will suffice0
  • Proof that the applicant has completed a cardio-pulmonary resuscitation course and a standard first aid course approved by the Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Colorado Bureau of Investigations (CBI) Name Check (No older than 7 days)


Application Fee:  $25.00 

License Fee:  $25.00

CBI Name Check:  $6.85


Fees can be paid with cash, check,  money order or credit card.  Checks should be made payable to Manager of Finance. 

Once the background check has been accepted and approved, return to the Department of Excise and Licenses office.  Your license will be issued when the following actions are taken: 

  1. All documents required for the license are complete and submitted to the office.
  2. The background check is accepted and approved.
  3. Fees are paid in full.

Renew a Business License

Renew in Person
Come to the Department of Excise and Licenses office.

Request a renewal for your business license.

You will be issued a payment voucher.

Take the payment voucher to the cashier and pay the renewal license fee.

Return to the Department of Excise and Licenses office with your receipt for payment.

Your business license will be printed.


Renew by Mail
You can mail in your license renewal along with a check made payable to the Manager of Finance for the total city fees due. Be sure to include your Business File Number (BFN) on your check.

Office Hours and Location
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Webb Municipal Office Building
201 W. Colfax Avenue, 2nd Floor

Mailing Information
Department of Excise and Licenses
201 W. Colfax Ave Dept. 206
Denver, CO 80202

License Fee:  $25.00

Licenses must be renewed on or before the expiration date to avoid penalty fees.

90 Day Grace Period

There is a 90 day grace period from the expiration date during which licenses can be renewed by paying the license fee and a penalty fee.


First 30 days of grace period:  20% penalty fee

Days 31 - 90:  50% penalty fee

After 90 days:  Licensees will be required to apply for a new license


  • Department of Excise and Licenses inspectors will attempt to locate and notify business license holders of the approaching expiration date.  However, failure of an inspector to notify a delinquent licensee that its license has expired does not excuse the licensee from any applicable late penalty.


Municipal Code

Denver Revised Municipal Code

Definition 17-11 

Requirements 17-29(b)

Fees 32-94

Plan Extra Time!

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Inspections and paperwork can take longer than you expect. Plan extra time to get your license.