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Taxis and Ride Sharing Companies FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions Associated with Taxis and Ride Sharing Companies aboard NBC


Q1.  Are Taxis allowed on NBC?

A1.  Only if they meet all requirements delineated in COMNAVREGSW  5530.1A and are issued a CNRSW Access Badge.  Drivers registered under this instruction have accomplished the following:

  • Current CA/NV “Taxi Permits”

  • Vehicle is currently registered

  • Current safety inspection per state and local requirements

  • Possess current proof of insurance and is licensed to operate as a taxi with the state, county, city or local public utilities commission or other cognizant body as required.

  • Driver possesses a current valid driver’s license.

  • Meets requisite background screening requirements

  • Cleared company approval


Q2: Do we allow (Military) Uber/Lyft Driver's?

A2: Only if they meet all requirements delineated in COMNAVREGSW  5530.1A and are issued a CNRSW Access Badge.  All Uber/Lyft Drivers (military personnel included) must have all the appropriate licenses required by: IAW COMNAVREGSW  5530.1A.  All drivers, regardless of military affiliation must be vetted/treated as civilians according to the instruction for private employment not affiliated with the military as outlined above.


Q3: What is the NBC Trusted Traveler Program?

A3: The NBC Trusted Traveler Program allows one escort (Trusted Traveler) to sponsor a maximum of 6 guests in no more than two vehicles.  The "Trusted Traveler" must be at least 16 years of age. 


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