Car Rental Non-Concessionaire Business Permits

In order to conduct business at PortMiami in accordance with rules and requirements of the Port Tariff Adobe Acrobat Logo, the Port Director and the Miami-Dade County Code. To obtain a permit, car rental non-concessionaire businesses must submit the following documentation:

    1. Permit Application 


    1. Proof of Insurance
      • Certificates of Liability Insurance evidencing insurance must name Miami‐Dade County and PortMiami
        as the Certificate Holder and must include Miami‐Dade County and PortMiami as an Additional Insured
        as respects General Liability.
      • The minimum insurance coverage shall not be less than $100,000 per person and $300,000 per
        accident for bodily injury and $50,000 per accident for property damage.
      • Must include schedule of vehicles covered by insurance policy


    1. Permit Fee
      • Initial Fee: $700 (Includes $350 Non‐Refundable Processing Fee and $350 Permit Fee)
      • Renewal Fee: $350
      • Permit renewals not received by the expiration date are considered late and the initial processing fee
        is required for reinstatement
      • Car rental companies are assessed a percentage of the gross revenues (annual rate of 8%) arising from activities at the Port of Miami. These activities include, but are not limited to, the pick‐up of passengers via courtesy vehicles for transportation to rental car facilities off the Port. Attached is an excerpt of our Tariff.


    1. Business License/Articles of Incorporation


    1. Proof of Operating Authority (MC Number) with U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration


  1. Checklist of Items Submitted Adobe Acrobat Logo


Need more information?

Please feel free to contact the TWIC Office directly for questions or concerns regarding card requirements:

Help Desk

Please remember that all users obtaining a new (or renewal) TWIC card are also required to apply for a new PortMiami identification badge as soon as the TWIC badge is received.
Please call the Port’s Credentials Section at 305-347-4955 if you need further assistance.