Permits & Services

The information below outlines the general public services and related fees that are provided by the Newport News Police Department. For specific information relating to necessary documentation, etc. for each service, please call the provided number.

Payment may be made in the form of cash, check, or money order (made payable to the City of Newport News)

For purposes of these transactions, the Records Division is available Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 8 PM; the Central Precinct is available from 8 AM to 4:45 PM; and North Precinct is available from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Service
Cost
Provider
Contact
Copies of Crash Reports / Incident Reports / Non-Criminal Photos
$10 each
Records Division
757-928-4100
Criminal Records Check (Class 3 and 4 Misdemeanors Only)
$10 each
Records Division
757-928-4100
Fingerprints $10 First card
$5 Additional cards
Records Division
757-928-4100
Garage Sale Permits
$5 Records Division;
Central Precinct;
North Precinct
757-928-4100
757-591-4978
757-369-3105
Rummage Sale Permits
$10 Records Division;
Central Precinct;
North Precinct
757-928-4100
757-591-4978
757-369-3105
Taxicab Driver Permit (Initial Issuance and Annual Renewal)
$25 Taxi and Towing Unit
757-247-2489, ext. 301
Replacement Taxicab Driver Permit
$10
Taxi and Towing Unit
757-247-2489, ext. 301
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity Hearing Application
$40 First vehicle
$20 Each additional (same hearing)
Taxi and Towing Unit
757-247-2489, ext. 301
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity - Transfer
$40
Taxi and Towing Unit
757-247-2489, ext. 301
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity - Annual Renewal
$20 Taxi and Towing Unit
757-247-2489, ext. 301
Annual Taxicab Vehicle Inspection
$20
Taxi and Towing Unit
757-247-2489, ext. 301
Taxicab Vehicle Reinspection
$5
Taxi and Towing Unit
757-247-2489, ext. 301
Taxicab Inspection Sticker - Replacement
$2
Taxi and Towing Unit
757-247-2489