Tow Car Owner

The regulation of tow car owners is designed to protect the public from unlicensed and uninsured operators. Owner applications must include vehicle registrations, insurance certificate of public liability naming the Town of Hempstead as the certificate holder, New York State sales tax authorization, New York State driver's license (applicants must have at least a Non CDL Class C License with a tow truck endorsement), lease agreement from owner or terminal, worker's compensation and disability certificate and one photo of each officer or owner. All first-time owners are fingerprinted and checked for previous criminal records.

RESTRICTED
First Time Filing Fee: $200
First Tow Truck: $125
Additional Truck Fee: $100 per truck
License Period: July 1st to June 30th
UNRESTRICTED
First Time Filing Fee: $200
First Tow Truck: $150
Additional Truck Fee:  $100 per truck
License Period: July 1st to June 30th
View a printable Tow Car Owner form.
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