Hotels, transportation services and other commercial vehicles picking up passengers at Tucson International Airport (TUS) are required to have a permit from the Tucson Airport Authority. This page offers information on how to apply and maintain a permit.
Permits are cards that allow the driver of the vehicle access to the area where passengers may be picked up. Each vehicle in a fleet is required to have a unique permit card. Most permits are issued and paid for quarterly.
Please know that ground service drivers are not permitted to solicit riders anywhere on airport grounds.
To obtain a permit, information on the following forms must be provided to the Tucson Airport Authority’s Ground Transportation office and kept current. Please note the Certificate of Insurance form requires additional insured endorsements, which can be different depending on the insurance carrier. Examples of how the form should be filled out and endorsement forms are here.
- Contact and Invoice Information Form
- Vehicle Permit Application
- Vehicle List Certification Form
- Certificate of Insurance/ACORD Form
- Website Information Questionnaire
Information for ground service providers at Tucson International Airport:
- Commercial Ground Transportation Rules and Regulations
- Commercial Roadway Map
- Permit Rates
- Lyft/Uber Driver Waiting Area
Please send completed forms to the Tucson Airport Authority Ground Transportation Office, 7250 S. Tucson Blvd., Suite 300, Tucson, AZ 85756. If you have any questions or need more information, contact Ground Transportation Coordinator Peter Kane by email here.