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Horse Drawn Carriage

The Engineering Division of the Office of Public Safety and Inspection (OPSI) regulates the operation of horse drawn carriages for public hire on public roads.

It is unlawful to operate, or permit another to operate, a horse drawn carriage unless the owner of has obtained a license from OPSI. Additionally, the driver of a carriage must hold a valid certificate of competency to operate a horse drawn carriage granted by an inspector of OPSI. All license and certificate applications can be obtained via the link below.

Forms and Applications

All applications, inquiries, or suggestions should be mailed to:

The Office of Public Safety and Inspections
Horse Drawn Carriage Licensing

1000 Washington St., Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118

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