Chicago City Tax Emblem FAQs 

What is the Chicago City Tax Emblem? 

The City of Chicago requires all Lyft drivers to display their annual City Tax Emblem on their front windshield at all times while in driver mode.

*Each car you drive with Lyft will need its own, unique Tax Emblem.*

Failure to display your City Tax Emblem while completing ride requests may result in citations up to $2,000 in fines.

 

Where can I access by City Tax Emblem? 

Every time you get a request, you’ll see ‘NEW RIDE’ on your Amp. Never miss another opportunity to earn.

 

There are 3 different ways you can access your City Tax Emblem. Choose the one that is easiest for you.

  • Look for an email from Lyft with the subject line-“Action Required-Print & Display Your City Tax Emblem”. This email contains a link to your City Tax Emblem for your approved car(s).

or

  • Look for an email from the City of Chicago (email address cserv@cityofchicago.org). This email contains a link to your City Tax Emblem for each approved car on your Lyft account.

                  or

  • Contact our support team or visit our Hub in person. A support representative can individually email you your City Tax Emblem for your car(s).

 

When does my annual city tax emblem expire? 

Your City Tax Emblem expires every year on June 30th. This means you need to print and display a new City Tax Emblem by June 30th of every year.

 

Where does my City Tax Emblem go?

You must display your City Tax Emblem on the passenger side under your Lyft Emblem. See picture below:

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Need help printing your City Tax Emblem?  

We got you! Visit us at the Hub at 3976 N. Avondale Ave., 2nd floor, Chicago, IL 60641 during these hours.

 

Didn’t receive your new City Tax Emblem? Need a replacement City Tax Emblem? Have a temporary City Tax Emblem but need a permanent one?

Visit us at the Hub or contact our support team.