Transportation Charter Party

LAWA Ground Transportation is experiencing a significant volume that is causing extended processing times.  We apologize for the inconvenience.


Add/Delete Vehicle

Each commercial vehicle must have a current permit and active LAX issued transponder affixed to the vehicle in the manner prescribed by LAWA. Vehicle permits and transponders are not transferable or assignable.

To add a vehicle:
Complete a service request at

Documents must be approved by GT staff and the operator must have:

  • Active CPUC status
  • Vehicle must be on the CPUC account
  • Approved insurance and on the vehicle schedule
  • Properly displayed TCP #s on the vehicle, as required
  • All fees paid; each new transponder requires $50 use fee

To delete a vehicle:
Complete a service request at and return the transponder and vehicle permit decal.

Replacement permit and/or transponder
Windshield replaced? Complete a service request at to get the transponder replaced. Bring the old transponder and copy of the vehicle DMV registration to the appointment.


Annual Re-decal

Re-decal is conducted on the schedule shown below. Re-decal is processed online only – no walk-ins. Instructions on using the online re-decal program can be accessed by clicking button below.

Re-Decal Steps

TCP Shedule

LAWA is delayed in processing ReDecal applications. Watch out for an email from Smart IQ to begin your re-decal application. Please be sure to check your spam and auto delete folders. Upon submission of your online re-decal application, GT staff will review within 4 weeks, upon approval you will receive an email to review document and pay fees. Decals will be mailed approximately 8 weeks after payment.


New Application

Checklist & Instructions

When you have all documents ready to apply for a new Non-Exclusive License Agreement (NELA), visit the online portal. Permit processing may take up to 12 weeks.

Online Application   Step by Step Assistance


Fees & Payments

All TCP Operators must enroll in the online account (OLA) billing and payment program to continue their authority to operate at LAX. OLA allows the Operator to view their vehicle activity and manage their payments.  A minimum deposit is required on all accounts based on your circuit activity.  Fee processing is on a transactional basis.

Failure to enroll may result in suspension and/or termination of the NELA and authority to operate at LAX.

For questions, email Your email should include your company name, CPUC number, contact name, phone number, and the reason for your email.

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Rules & Regulations

Operators and their drivers are responsible for knowing and abiding by the LAX Ground Transportation Rules and Regulations. Violations may result in citation and vehicle impound.

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