Become a DC Licensed Tour Guide
Training is essential to become a professional tour guide. We make it easy as contacting a professional trainer with expertise in presentation skills, bus routing, and coaching. View a list of training opportunities for the new guide.
District of Columbia Licensing Regulations
"No person shall for hire guide or escort any person through or about the District of Columbia unless he/she shall have first secured a license to do so."
"Licenses must be clearly visible at all times for purposes of enforcement."
District of Columbia Municipal Regulations 19, Section 47-2836.
Obtaining a D.C. Tour Guide License
For information about taking the Tour Guide examination and other requirements contact:
D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
1100 4th Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 442-4320