Lyft is now live in both Medford and Ashland, OR!

The City of Ashland and the City of Medford have unique Transportation Network Company (TNC) regulations. Complete the information below to drive in both Medford and Ashland.

Medford Business License

To drive in Medford, Lyft drivers are required to obtain a Medford business license, here’s how:

  1. Complete the application for the City of Medford business license.  

  2. Attach this email to your Medford business license application as proof of compliance and pay the $60 application fee.

Ashland Driver Permit

To drive in Ashland, Lyft drivers are required to obtain an Ashland for-hire driver permit. If you already have an Ashland for-hire driver permit you do not need to apply again.

If you do not already have an Ashland for-hire driver permit, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Print and fill out this for-hire driver permit application.

  2. You must include proof of Lyft certification with your for-hire driver permit application. Once you’ve been approved to drive, Lyft will send you a confirmation email titled “Congrats! You’re Approved- Next Steps.” Print out this email and include it with your for-hire driver permit application.

  3. Visit the City of Ashland Police Department office to submit your for-hire driver permit application and pay the $60 application fee to the City of Ashland. Please bring your OR driver’s license, vehicle registration and vehicle insurance with you to the office:

1155 East Main Street

Ashland, OR 97520

Hours: M-F 9:00AM - 5:00PM